While the flooding in Texas continues, leaving families separated, and thousands stranded and suffering, they’re left watching their lives, as they knew them, being washed away in the waters.
In the middle of horrific circumstances and rising water, our nation is also rising up.
Strangers are showing up with their money, their boats, their hands, and any resources they have, to do the work. They’re coming together to rescue, provide care and shelter for anyone in need. All the walls that divided us last week are gone, as people show up bringing hope while meeting the basic human needs of their brothers and sisters.
For a little while, we’d forgotten we were family, but this tragedy in Texas is reminding us.
Over the years, when it’s felt like life is crumbling down or caving in for Scott and me, it’s easy to get caught up in the fight to survive, and end up …