Seeing the strays eke out a life in the desert of the Holy Land was a reminder that God surrounds us even in the hardship and mundanity of our life. Seeing them reminds me to stop and appreciate the beauty and abundance of the world God gave us.
When I bit into this Orange, I could feel the juice – drink it. I could feel the chill. I could catch some sweet and some tart even. A miracle. The color – orange and pink with a white-orange halo – Holy, Holy, Holy.
…the real reason I stick with Jesus is because he is a hand holder. He is not out there somewhere, and not high above us in the sky. Jesus – God with us – is beside us, holding our hands.
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