“She described a sense of peace that would descend over the people as they prayed and ate — a quiet that was in distinct contrast to the thundering noises coming from the great Burlington Northern train engines idling on the track below — reminding the weary travelers that this was not their final destination and that they were, as we are now, only passing through.”
“When I find myself prioritizing other things before God, as I did this morning, I falter.”
“Americans are under siege from Islamic radicalism, including both Muslim and non-Muslim Americans. In many ways, many American Muslims are attempting to push back and chart a new course for Islam that defies the radicalization of their faith.”
“God’s love is so strong that even in the face of indescribable horrors, God can create something good from sin and its consequences.”
“Our faith, love for God, and love for one another collided, deepening our love in a way that we had never felt before – and giving us a reservoir of strength to draw on that often felt not of this world.”
“Citing America’s passion for independence and the separation of church and state, they predict suspicion and hostility would arise against members of any religious organization whose leadership takes a moral stand against U.S. policy on any social issue.”
Love is the signature of God that He has written across our hearts.