Remembering 9/11/01 and a Call to All Christians

I published this on my personal Facebook page this morning, shared it with family and thought I would share it here as well. https://www.facebook.com/alison.h.lewis.5/

This anniversary is stranger for me because of the effects of the last 6 months. It feels like another shift in our collective experience on a deep level from all the trauma we have been through.

However, I remember the horror of that day while I was sitting in a seminary classroom and the days and weeks that followed. The eerie silence from no airplanes in the sky and then equally unsettling sound of when they slowly resumed flying in our area.

I have met so many first responders who are battling cancer and have shared stories of coworkers who have lost their battle with cancer in the years since.

One of my friends said it so well. “We will never forget but I also hope we can REMEMBER how we came TOGETHER as a country and all the patriotism we felt in the aftermath because we need that today just like we did then.” (Emphasis mine)

The opposition against our country has grown and expanded, but our war is not with flesh and blood. As a Christian, there only has been and only will be ONE ENEMY.

CHRISTIANS, it’s time to STOP fighting EACH OTHER and UNITE against the TRUE ENEMY of humanity and fight the REAL BATTLE in PRAYER and through ACTS OF GENUINE LOVE toward ALL humanity that is only possible by the power of the Holy Spirit living in us.

Comfort and blessings on this land and all who are grieving and hurting extra on this anniversary. ❤️

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Four Years Ago…….

I was just surprised to see WordPress acknowledge my four year anniversary today. I vaguely remember when I felt A Secret Spring ‘drop into my spirit’ as I was meditating on Song of Songs. 

I knew it was the name of my blog and the conception of something new for me. However, I could have never known the adventure that awaited me over the past 4 years and that I wouldn’t actually begin blogging until September 7, 2019.

The Lord knew. I had NO idea.

It was better that way, because I wouldn’t have wanted to know of the hardships that were coming. 

I dealt with my crash/burnout when it came and my long 26 month recovery to regain healthy functioning. 

I took one day at a time and sometimes only one minute at a time to get through. The Lord Jesus was faithful and continues to be faithful in my healing journey.

During my break from blogging the past few months, the Lord has been showing me some exciting things that I am currently working on and towards. It is exciting to be healthy enough to dream again and pursue my passions. I continue to discover, in more detail, what He put me on this planet to do.

I look forward to sharing it with you all as soon as possible. I’m guessing it could be as early as the end of September or the beginning of October.  

I’ve learned to follow His leading and wait on His timing. Life works best this way! 😉

Thank you to everyone who takes the time to read my posts and support me on my journey. I really appreciate you!

Love and blessings to you and your family!

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