Oh look, Chicken Thursday!

rowboatOne of the new (to me) quotes from the last couple of weeks is "We're not all in the same boat, we're all in the same storm." I was reminded of this today when I received a call from a refugee who was obviously having a very low moment. He, his wife and 4 children live in a 10 foot by 20 foot single room apartment. They face a huge fine if they are caught taking their children outside during their current quarantine. Their children have been inside for 6 weeks straight.

This is a blessed family because they do have a church who wants to sponsor them to come to Canada, but they still face a hard road because when refugee interviews (conducted by the Canadian government) are able to resume, there may still be a 2 year wait for their interview, and during that time they will be in danger of being arrested and sent back to their persecutors. In this storm we're all in, let's be grateful for what we have and also pray for and be practical towards those with smaller boats than ours.

Wash your hands, keep safe and enjoy the rest of today's mailing!

~ Pastor Tim