Quick Links: 5 Things to Do After Terrorists Attack a Shopping Mall on Babble Voices.

And, Terrorists and the Unshakable Kingdom on A Life Overseas


In case you haven’t noticed by the now three pieces I have written about this, have felt quite shattered by the terrorist attack on Westgate shopping mall in Nairobi, Kenya. Am coming out of the fog today, now that the standoff is over, now that I have a guest arriving and life marches onward with or without me.

Dear friends have been shattered by the bombing of a church in Peshawar, Pakistan. There are shattering events every week around the world but it is always these human-on-human horrors that shake to the core.

I don’t know what to do with pain that sucks breath away. And I don’t want to make light of this darkness with a simple 5-step list. But writing it up and finding images to illustrate it helped me breathe this morning and so I’ll share it with you. The upshot? Keep breathing and hold each other tight.

Babble Voices: 5 Things to Do After Terrorists Attack a Shopping Mall

And on A Life Overseas I write about the unshakable kingdom. Though I feel rattled, God holds firm:

A Life Overseas: Terrorists and the Unshakable Kingdom

And from Monday: Whispers in the Dark