My words have been published in a book. By Tyndale. Sitting on store shelves.
To be clear, this isn’t my book but my words in a book.
But even more amazing – these words aren’t about me at all. They’re about you.
They’re about the incredible people who showed up, stepped in, came over and helped us in our lack.
What brings me to tears more than anything these days is the goodness of God.
And so much of His goodness came through his people.
Even as I write this I’m seeing the faces of all those who have helped us these last seven years. Hands that brought meals, lined my dining room with coolers, heaped a table with food, brought books for my kids, asked us out for dinner, fixed a water heater, replaced that water heater, appeared on our lawn at Christmas with carols and hot chocolate and stockings, cleaned our house, mowed the lawn, sent gift cards, showed up with hugs, remembered us with countless prayers, coached my boys, sponsored church camp, loved on my kids, cleaned up after a hurricane, sent notes and texts, gave us a car and did a thousand other things I hope I get to see in heaven.
We would not be where we are without that help. [Read more…]