2020 April

05 Apr: Quarantine:  Sacrificial Love, In Action, Before our Eyes

Our friend, Lt. Col. Dave Grossman wrote this week’s TAI. Thank you, Dave! We are in the midst of a pandemic.  The mortality rate, for those infected, could be 1%.  We pray it is less; it could well be more. In Luke 15:3-7, the Bible tells about the “Good Shepherd” who left 99 to rescue one.  Jesus says, when he has found his lost sheep, “He carries it on his shoulders, rejoicing. When he comes home, he calls together his friends, his family and his neighbors, saying to them, ‘Rejoice with me, for I have found my sheep which was lost!’” This is a powerful model for love.  To set everything aside, to willingly sacrifice to save just one precious life!  When the Good Shepherd rescues the lost sheep, he rejoices! Today, 99% are sacrificing to save (perhaps) the 1%.  This is love!  This is the right thing to do;…