QRI Musings

Reflections on how amazing grace is transforming our journey. Read on and be inspired!


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The Significance of Motherly Covering

The following post is my loving message to every woman.

May The Lord enlighten the eyes of your heart
to see your role in a new light.

(Please share this with every woman in your life.
Men are also most welcome to read and learn from this!)

In the early morning hours of Dec. 31, 2012, I had a dream that I was conversing with a beautiful angel.

Quinton, Ish and I were seated together with the angel around a café table. The angel leaned over to me and said, in a gentle, yet concerned tone:

“Who puts cream on Ish?”

Leaves providing shade for growing apples (QRI Images - DSLR capture)

Leaves providing shade for growing apples (QRI Images – DSLR capture)

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A Mother’s Radical, Resolute Release

It was a dark, troubling time for a conquered nation that suffered the cruelty of slavery, oppression and mercilessness in a foreign land.

A population boom among the Hebrew slaves drove a remorseless ruler, Pharaoh, to decree that all newborn boys were to be thrown into the river. To have a male child was utterly unacceptable and fraught with risk; to say the least.

Mother's radical, resolute release

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Is There a Stone Standing in Your Way? (Check out our guest post on Guarding the Heart Blog)

Check out our new guest post on the Guarding the Heart (GTH) Blog: Is There a Stone Standing in Your Way?

Happy Resurrection Day to you and your family!

With love,

QRI


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Love conquers all

Latha - The Early Years, India (1996)

In a tiny clay hut in an impoverished village in South India, a couple is faced with a daily struggle to make ends meet and raise their two young daughters. As a maid, the mother makes only a fraction of what is owed for her hard work. The father works odd jobs and due to an intense battle with alcoholism, the fruit of his labour rarely makes it home. Many days, there was nothing to eat. There was no one they could turn to for help or support.

One day, the youngest daughter developed a dangerously high fever. There was no doctor or medical aid in her village or the surrounding area to help. There was no one to assess or treat the little girl’s condition in time. She quickly succumbed to the illness.

Overcome with grief over the loss of her only sibling to a curable illness, the now only daughter was determined to become a nurse to help her village with medical needs. Beyond the financial need for her family’s basic necessities and her education, there was a deep yearning in this young girl’s heart for someone to talk with; someone she could call friend.

This is Latha’s story. Latha is Quinton’s sister through sponsorship.

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