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God Unites

But Jesus, aware of their inner thoughts, took a little child and put it by his side, and said to them, 'Whoever welcomes this child in my name welcomes me, and whoever welcomes me welcomes the one who sent me; for the least among all of you is the greatest.' Luke 9:47-48

Father's Day is approaching, and I will long for my son who is away and will soon depart for ROTC boot camp. I love him with a love that knows no boundaries. The separation will be painful, and I will pray for his safety. I will ask Jesus to hold him close and embrace him within a holy presence.

I cannot imagine being forcibly separated from my child. Throughout Holy Scripture, God is continually seeking to be united with us. So much so, that God sent Jesus Christ. Scripture is clear that evil scatters and God unites. Separation and scattering are occurring in our country.

Today, children are crying for their parents. Tonight a child will sit alone in the darkness because of a policy. Each moment that a c…