The Tapestry of our Lives
Many are the plans in a person’s heart, but it is the LORD’s purpose that prevails. Proverbs 19:21 NIV If you’ve ever done needlework, weaving or sewing, you know the top side is always the most attractive. Source I came across this poem a number of years ago while going through a box of family photos. It was handwritten on a piece of paper, the author unknown. I am still deeply moved by the incredible insight of the author. The Tapestry My life is but a weaving, between my Lord and me; I…
Corrie ten Boom With Her Piece of Embroidery
Corrie ten Boom holds up the Crown embroidery she often uses as a metaphor for understanding God's ways. Continue the Corrie ten Boom tradition of care, join us at tenboom.org/praynowc73.php
Corrie Ten Boom - Born in Holland in 1892, Corrie ten Boom was 48 when the Nazi’s invaded in 1940. Corrie, her older sister, and elderly father risked their lives to take in Jewish refugees and hide them in a tiny room at the top of their house. It's an incredible story recorded in a book called The Hiding Place, and recreated in a movie of the same name.
The Concentration Camps Today - Ravensbrück
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Ten Boom family - Corrie's nephew Kik (brother Willem's son, Christiaan) - Kik and Corrie used to ride their bikes at night working for the Dutch Underground - the family learned in 1953 that Kik had died in 1944 at a concentration camp.