Alonza Jones (Alabama, USA)
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The psalmist wrote, “The Lord is my light and my salvation — whom shall I fear? The Lord is the stronghold of my life — of whom shall I be afraid?” - Psalm 27:1 (NIV)
When our girls were young, the older ones would play “I’m gonna getcha” with whoever was the youngest at the time. Invariably, the youngest would run to me or her mother and attempt to hide behind our legs. She knew that she was safe as long as we were around....
God’s constant presence gives me confidence to face my fears.
Fathers and daughters
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I join many of those who will pray for you as you seek to discern what you are called to be at this moment. May God grant you the courage to fulfill that calling. May we all open our eyes and see the misery, open our ears and hear the cries of God’s people, and, like God through the Lord Jesus Christ, be incarnate amongst them.”
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