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You Are Stronger

Jesus, I fully trust that You are working all things together to bring Jahar home to You – and if I remain close to You in constant prayer, I never doubt it.  But sometimes when my mind drifts from You … Continue reading

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Reflections About Jury Selection

I realized that while we have been retweeting reporters’ tweets for the duration of jury selection, we have yet to make a blog entry about what’s been happening. With the jury set to be whittled down to 18 (12 jurors … Continue reading

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You Are: A Desperate Prayer

Lord, You are El Shaddai, God Almighty, all-powerful, sovereign over everything. As jury selection starts on Monday and Jahar’s trial begins, remind us that You are in control.  We tend to think we know what is best – but You … Continue reading

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Led Them off as Slaves

Last night I was randomly playing Lauren Daigle’s “Come Alive (Dry Bones)” while looking at the above photo of Jahar from his final pretrial conference on Thursday. The accidental juxtaposition of the song with the photo was perfect. And one … Continue reading

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Last Word

It’s hopeless. He’ll never be saved. He doesn’t want to be saved. He wants nothing to do with Jesus. He’s too deep into radical Islam. He has too much evil in his heart. He has so much blood on his … Continue reading

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Take Heart

Jahar has so much weighing on him right now that it’s difficult to even fathom what he must be going through.  Troubles: He’s got plenty of those.  He’s likely in prison for the rest of his life.  He’s lost his … Continue reading

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I Am Here

Blood smears from my hand as I struggle to climb up into the dry-docked boat. I hardly notice, hardly care; I just have to hide. All I feel is the pain, physical pain and even greater emotional pain. Fear and … Continue reading

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A concerning situation

The latest update I’ve read on Jahar has me feeling a mix of concern, frustration, and sadness. I must say, however, that we have to take this update with a grain of salt because it’s information that supposedly found its … Continue reading

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