I don’t know any one person who doesn’t need encouragement right now. The future looks pretty scary. Even living in the now can feel scary. So today’s flag was stitched and ripped with prayers of hope and encouragement for ALL of us. We tell our children, “Never give up,” but sometimes we forget to apply that to ourselves. We stand in disbelief that government officials, congressmen and senators seem to be rolling out the king’s welcome mat–with no indication of questioning some of the bizarre insane mandates coming down the pike. I’m not feeling especially encouraged by that display of lock-step blind allegiance, but I am encouraged by the resistance displayed in some of the federal agencies. Alt twitter accounts. And although I find twitter to be an amazing degradation of communication–especially coming from the big boy–alt accounts mean someone isn’t buying into this horror show. That encourages me.
Let’s collectively take a deep breath, if just for this split second, to breathe in hope and exhale fear. Take two if you want. Every drop of water raises the level in the bucket.
Prayer Flag #3: Encouragement