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The goal of this blog is to provide readers commentary from a Christian perspective on religious, political, and social issues.

The prayers, meditations, and articles you will find here are the result of my involvement with poverty law.  I met broken men and women, the homeless and unemployed, single mothers struggling to make ends meet, immigrants seeking asylum, young men wrestling with fatherhood, women with incarcerated husbands, mothers of incarcerated (or deceased) sons.

The experience changed my life.  These prayers are my response.  As my understanding of poverty has deepened over the years, the prayers have evolved to cover a broad range of topics.

My hope is that readers will be engaged, encouraged, and inspired.

We need not strive for poetic language or wait on some elusive moment when we are sufficiently “worthy” to address the Lord.  That language is unnecessary; that moment will never come.  God desires only that we seek Him out.

ANNA WALDHERR

 

 

Copyright 2001-2017 Anna Waldherr.  All rights reserved.

20 Comments
  1. Hello Anna! I have nominated you for a Bouquet of Awards! Please follow this link: http://candlequill.wordpress.com/2013/06/19/a-bouquet-of-awards/
    I hope you are able to accept it – if so, just follow the instructions on my blog.
    Blessings!

    • Thank you for this nomination! Due to family illness, it has taken me awhile to respond. I am still making my list of recommended blogs (so many great choices) but, please, consider yours one. As Christians, we serve a vital role in society. Our lives are to point others toward Christ. Often, we are the voice of conscience. Above all, we are to love others. I look forward to more of your writing!

      Blessings,

      A.

  2. i’m sure you have an amazing perspective based on what you’ve seen, heard and experienced.

  3. Thanks for stopping by my un-paid crazy blog, I just saw it now. Very interesting life you have, and I like what the blog is about. It sure has a different perspective from others. So you just earned a new stalker!
    Read ya later

    • Funny. My life has mostly felt very ordinary. It is always good to meet another writer, even if electronically. I hope our paths will cross again.

      A.

  4. I really enjoy your blog.
    Thank you for all you do.
    I really look forward to reading more.

    • How wonderful!! I am so glad you like the blog. All writers hope to reach an audience w/ their message. Your input is always welcome.

      Blessings,

      A.

  5. My thanks to all those following and visiting this blog.

    Blessings,

    A.

  6. Hi there! Thanks for visiting http://www.lifeistoughbutgodalwaysmakesaway.wordpress.com and liking my newest post regarding the scars of abuse running deep. I look forward to your return visits and comments.

  7. Have enjoyed reading through your posts. Very inspired and you clearly have a real heart for justice. Great to connect with you.

  8. What an interesting blog! Thank you for spreading truth and hope.

  9. Anna I am so glad I found your blog or should I say your blog found me. I am truly inspired by your post and you sincere heart for God’s people. It is a love that I share, I do believe that when Jesus asked Peter, “Peter do you love me?” and instructed Peter “Feed my sheep”, this is what he had in mind. f we truly love him we are to ‘feed his sheep”,to love those that are hurting and in need of emotional and spiritual healing. I sense from you post as a” poverty lawyer” you have truly embraced his instruction.

    Be blessed and continue to bless others with your post..

    • Thank you for your kind words. I very much appreciate the encouragement. I do what little I can, and trust God for the rest. ❤

  10. Rosemarie Ruisch Fretterd permalink

    Anna, your childhood was shattered,inocence stolen from such a sweet child. I never knew the horror you endured. I love you my cousin.God bless you for all you do for others.

    • Rosemarie, how wonderful to hear from you! Thank you so much for your kind thoughts. I love you, too. ❤

  11. Anna, I was wondering if you would consider covering a subject near and dear to my heart– the financial abuse of unpaid child support. Arrears nationally are now over $115 BILLION dollars. This is insane! In one state- Texas, arrears are over $14 Billion with 48% of single mothers and 17% of single fathers living below the poverty line. This translates to 100% of those children. Again, insane! Children are not throw away toys or pets to be re-homed. They are a lifelong commitment and even if the marriage fell in this sinful world, it’s not the kids fault and they are paying a dear price. http://alanakhaase.com/collateral-damage/
    Thank you!

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