19 June 2006

The Kingdom

I got a brief glimpse of the Kingdom of God this weekend. It was fleeting to be sure, but solid nonetheless.

My church is helping a Muslim refugee family. They have many needs and among those is stable housing. We have gone about the process of securing that for them. The wife in this family was a doctor in her home country and she is going through the slow process of learning English and studying to take the tests necessary to become a doctor here. She told us on Saturday that she is, "... writing all of our deeds in a book ..." so that when she becomes a doctor she will rely upon our church to find needy patients that she can treat, pro bono.

Grace makes beauty out of ugly things.


Blogger Liz said...

The first time I heard this story told, it literally took my breathe away.

6/19/2006 10:23:00 AM  
Blogger Israel said...

I have chills. Right now... chillls.

6/21/2006 10:12:00 PM  
Blogger LutheranChik said...

What a great story.

6/27/2006 06:49:00 AM  

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