Gary Dowdy (Tennessee, USA)
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Jesus said, “Do not let your hearts be troubled. You believe in God; believe also in me. My Father’s house has many rooms; if that were not so, would I have told you that I am going there to prepare a place for you?” - John 14:1-2 (NIV)
When Paulette, my wife of 50 years, died suddenly of a heart attack, I was not prepared for the devastation her loss would cause in my life. But I turned to my faith to sustain me through the grief and sorrow.
Although I have missed Paulette so much, I have...
“You, Lord, are a shield around me” (Ps. 3:3).
Gratitude for God’s eternal love
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While several strategies for reopening the world are being discussed, I encourage you—the people of God everywhere—to allow this season to be a formative one during which you can make new discoveries about God and increase your faith. Use this time to embark on a life of prayer, a life of study, and a life of action—involvement in the community.”