A Shining Light For Peace

We have reached an ‘historic moment’ in the story of Israel and Palestine. You could even say a ‘turning point’. Or even a ‘pivotal moment’. Unfortunately these are only slogans and words that mean nothing unless brave people act.

This historical opportunity is not being led by the grand powers who decide where our destiny lies but by two simple families whose hearts are torn asunder.

The families of murdered Israeli teen Naftali Fraenkel and murdered Palestinian boy Mohammed Abu Khdeir are doing something deep and inspiring.

In their most desperate moment these two families are rising above the tumultuous times to show us a face of humanity in its finest form. When Rachelle Fraenkel spoke to the family of Mohammed Abu Khdeir a blinding light of hope shone for a brief and powerful moment.

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This is such a heartbreaking thing, and far-reaching in its impact. My prayers are for the families. and that God will pour on them, and even the nation His supernatural comfort.