Over the next few days and weeks I will be discussing Isaiah 58: 6-12, not necessarily verse by verse but as a whole; focusing on how it pertains to this community and in particular the platform I am focusing on for this Mayor’s race.
“Is this not the kind of fasting I have chosen … and not to turn away from your own flesh and blood?” Is 58: 7
I have been so blessed with a heritage of a healthy foundation of family and faith with grandparents, uncles, aunts and parents living this out through the example of sacrifice, fulfillment and dedication.
This week I am having the bittersweet opportunity to fellowship with one of my dearest aunts – my precious mother’s sister who is 5 years her elder. She has now been diagnosed with a similar cancer as my mother, which overtook my mother in less than 3 months – 4 years ago June.
When I have asked the question why this happens to good people – I have received a haunting answer – the people of this world do not value the life they have been given. Continue reading