Thank you for supporting Redroad Outreach!
Your donation expands our reach to faith communities in need of resources for those impacted by abuse, abandonment, and traumatic betrayal.
Click HERE to donate online using your credit card, debit card, or bank draft.
The Hope Center
2001 W. Plano Parkway
Plano, TX 75075
Please make your gift payable to WNPA and include
Redroad Outreach in the memo line.
Your gift is tax-deductible.
"Many times they afflicted me from my youth, yet they have not prevailed against me" (Ps 129:2).
I apologize for the long break in blogging. My heart aches over the sudden departure of two loved ones. I do my level best to focus on what I am to accomplish each day as waves of emotion slam against a heart that kicks and screams to understand why.
I lie in bed at night. Stare at the ceiling. I shut my eyes, hoping to lasso the untamed "whys" as they circle my bed in mid-air. And then I remember. The eyes of the Lord do not slumber.
Some nights this is enough for me. I let my mind go. My body follows. I am asleep. Other nights, I find rest in knowing I am not alone. I am not at the mercy of godless insomnia. I am at the mercy of a promise. A promise to be held when human efforts fail. When the sheer intensity of loss overtakes me, I ask God--who created me to feel so passionately, to take hold of me. He does.
I can rest in the knowledge that He's alongside me--staring at the ceiling. I can.
"In returning and rest you shall be saved; In quietness and confidence shall be your strength" Isaiah 30:15b NKJV).
You are not alone,
Published on Tuesday, September 29, 2015 @ 7:33 PM CDT