where peace begins

photo by Nick Peckover

Sharing over at Deeper Church today...

I suspect the long root of fear snakes its way into us on the day we are born into this world, burrowing down deep and lacing itself tight - but I never felt its terrible strangle myself until our son was in the first grade.  Brown-eyed, smile as wide as the sky, he was a well-loved charmer in those days.  No one ever understood my sighs and the way I had to steel myself to go pick him up after school.

 

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