She sat on the bed, the anger still slowly simmering like a pot of hot water that had just overflowed. We started talking about the root of the frustration that had brought us both to this place. There is something you learn very quickly when you become a parent, your children have a way of exposing all your own shortcomings right in front of you. We both know what it’s like to boil over.
Their story has captivated me the last few weeks. As a dad I can’t even fathom the idea of my son stuck deep in a flooded cave with his teammates and coach, days of wondering if he was even alive. It’s hard to imagine what it’s been like for that group of Thai soccer players trapped for a week in a dark cave before the first rescuer finally showed up. Day after day of thick darkness and suddenly a search light pierces the despair and a voice promises that help is coming!
Did you see it?
I admit it, a few weeks ago I jumped on the supermoon bandwagon.
The upside of getting up at 3:30am means you get some amazing views in the sky. and that November morning was spectacular. The moon lit up the sky in a way that made you feel like you were standing in the middle of Times Square.
Maybe your life has been shook up like that quake disrupted a quiet, peaceful Saturday morning. We all find ourselves at the doorstep of fear wondering if everything is going to crumble. It’s remarkable to me that God offers us Jesus as our cornerstone and His strength as our foundation.