Stanley L. Hayes (Michigan)
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Let your light shine before others, so that they may see your good works and give glory to your Father in heaven. - Matthew 5:16 (NRSV)
Sometimes we see the evil in this world and wonder how a loving God could let it go unchecked.
I think perhaps we should be asking a different question. Aren’t goodness, love, and care evidence of the presence of God in our midst?
I experienced God’s goodness firsthand when recovering...
"When I became a parent, I struggled to find God within the chaotic world where I now lived. I was used to contemplative prayer, to silence and service and listening for God’s still, small voice in quiet, hidden spaces. Suddenly none of my life felt quiet or hidden – it was all loud, messy, and exposed." Discover more.