John Robbins (Florida, USA)
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But the Lord was not in the wind. After the wind there was an earthquake, but the Lord was not in the earthquake. After the earthquake came a fire, but the Lord was not in the fire. And after the fire came a gentle whisper. - 1 Kings 19:11-12 (NIV)
On a cool, sunny day I was walking through wetlands in central Florida. I stopped to watch a blue heron, standing completely still, fishing. Farther down the raised wooden walkway, I spotted a white heron, which was also fishing in the pond. Though the blue heron had watched and waited...
I can seek God’s voice and wisdom both in stillness and by actively looking.
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Emmaus helped me laugh again, and it brought joy back to my life after the loss of my child. I am now stronger than ever in my walk with the Lord. And to this day, I continue to sponsor pilgrims to The Walk to Emmaus. In my local church, I have led our discipleship team and have had the opportunity to start new Sunday school classes and various women’s ministries. ¡De Colores!”