February 28, 2012
Dear Family and Friends,
This past week I was reflecting on the inestimable value of “broken things.” Broken pitchers gave ample light for victory (Judges 7:19-21); broken bread was more than enough for all the hungry (Matthew 14:19-21); a once broken woman pouring out perfume gave fragrance to the entire world (Mark 14:3, 9); and the Savior’s broken body is salvation to all who believe and receive Him (Isaiah 53:5-6, 12; 1 Corinthians 11:24). God is an expert at fixing broken plans, projects, lives and hearts. Allow me to tell you about Angel.
Angel is a young lady whose name was plastered on the walls of neighborhood walls. Yes, she made her mark with artistic skills and spray cans of paint. Angel was also member of a local girl’s gang in spite of her academic ability. This young lady was regarded as reckless and uncontrollable, but God saw her promise and so did her school counselor and a police officer. Continue reading