The authentic Christian life is a life between trapezes. God gives you a job, a lover, a friend, a place to live and you swing awhile. And then God swings you a new trapeze. We all perceive change as loss but Jesus says TRUST ME. And the only way I can grab the next trapeze is to let go of the one I'm on and be in midair for a while.
U.S. President Barack Obama on Friday called on Hamas to unconditionally release Second Lieutenant (Platoon Leader) Hadar Goldin, who is feared kidnapped in Gaza.
Releasing Goldin, Obama said in a statement, would show that Hamas is serious about a ceasefire.
“I think it’s important to note that…
2nd Lt. Hadar Goldin, 23, feared kidnapped by Hamas in Gaza on Friday morning, more than an hour after a 72-hour truce went into effect, is a British-born Givati Brigade officer who is set to get married in the next few weeks.
Goldin’s family also comprises his mother Hedva, his father Simha, his twin Tzur and his siblings Ayelet and Menahem. Please pray for his safety, his release and for his family, especially his twin, Tzur, and his fiancée.
This showed up on my Facebook news feed today. Please reblog if you feel led to help reunite this ring with its owner, who surely must be missing it!
Let’s see how powerful social media is. We were camping with our family last weekend when my daughter found this gold band in the undergrowth. The names on the inscription say ‘Susan and Tat’. We were camping in Memorial Park by Causey Dam in Weber County, Utah. Campsite #38. Please share this post so we can find the owner.
BREAKING: This morning, in violation of the latest ceasefire, Hamas terrorists fired at our forces in southern Gaza. We suspect that Hamas kidnapped an IDF soldier during the exchange of fire. The IDF is currently conducting intelligence efforts and extensive searches in order to locate the missing soldier.
Lord, whatever I am, I am for thee; whatever I can do, I will do for thee; and whatever I can suffer, I will suffer for thee; all that I am or have, all that I can do or suffer, is nothing to what thou hast done for my soul.
- From The Method of Grace, by John Flavel. (via pastor-brad)