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God Who Weeps: A Story of Grief and Redemption

God Who Weeps: A Story of Grief and Redemption

Apr 24, 2019-- It all started in 1980 when Sister Marilyn Lacey responded to a call for volunteers at San Francisco airport to help refugee families from Southeast Asia make their connecting flights. The experience laid a galvanizing hand on her heart. Soon after, she flew to Thailand and spent a year working in a refugee camp. Later she would go to South Sudan and multiple other countries in Africa to witness firsthand what refugees were experiencing. Lacey founded and runs Mercy Beyond Borders, a non-profit headquartered in Silicon Valley that forges ways for women and girls in extreme poverty to learn, connect and lead. Her gripping memoir is titled, 'This Flowing Towards Me: A Story of God Arriving in Strangers.' What follows is an excerpt that offers a glimpse into one woman's journey into the depths of human suffering, her poignant stand-off with God, and its powerful resolution. (5169 reads)


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Take ActionWhat breaks your heart in this time? Consider what it might be opening you up to. To learn more about Sr. Marilyn Lacey's work, visit the Mercy Beyond Borders website. [more]



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