Tag Archives: SAMs

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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Stacking the Deck

I don’t know Dzhokhar Tsarnaev. I never have. And until God answers our desperate prayers and I meet him in heaven, I likely never will. But C.S. Lewis once said, “Do not waste time bothering whether you ‘love’ your neighbor; … Continue reading

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Unanswered Prayers: Reflections on my Day at the Tsarnaev Trial

Sometimes when you’re planning something for a long time, you end up thinking about it so much that you develop expectations for exactly how it’s going to go.  I had planned to go to Jahar’s trial for two days in … 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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Hardening Pharaoh’s Heart

I have wanted to write about Exodus for a long time – but tonight, I experienced a moment of anger, frustration, brokenheartedness, and hopelessness.  When I finally had the chance to write is when I felt the least like writing … Continue reading

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A birthday prayer

Father, I thank You that Jahar is able to celebrate another birthday. Thank You that he’s now celebrated two birthdays that he never should’ve been able to. I cannot thank You enough for sparing Jahar’s life that night on the … Continue reading

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Would You Join Me in Praying?

Of those of us who have come together because we feel called to pray for Jahar – we often realize that we have been praying the same exact things without even communicating about them.  However, what’s especially fascinating to me … Continue reading

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Four specific prayer requests

In discussions on here and on Facebook lately, I’ve been told some specific prayer requests that people have been led to pray for. I thought I’d share those so that we all could pray for them, as I believe they’re … Continue reading

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Special Administrative Measures and pertinent prayer requests

Today Jahar’s defense team filed a motion to vacate the Special Administrative Measures (SAMs) that have been imposed on him, claiming that they are not justified and that they are violations of the First, Fifth, and Sixth Amendments as well … Continue reading

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