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Dorina is an author, speaker, teacher, foodie, and trail runner. She helps people chase God's glory down unexpected trails and flourish in their callings. Her most recent books are Breathing Through Grief and Chasing God's Glory. Dorina and her hubby Shawn are raising three courageous daughters in Central California.

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  1. Thank you for the reminder to treat one another as the extended family that we are. Jesus saw the marginalized and mistreated and did not look away, but leaned in. May we love one another well and deeply.

  2. I can imagine the joy your grandfather received from the love and care that you and your husband shared with him. What a blessing for the three of you! The racial tension in our society is appalling. I pray for peace every day.

  3. An ex Viet Nam Veteran wrote about his favorite TV show “Mash”. A wounded soldier who needed surgery told the medical people he wanted the “right blood”, meaning white blood. So to teach this soldier who was a racist, Hawkeye and Pierce darkened his feet, hands, and face so when he awoke, he would think he got the “wrong blood”. The young soldier was later told we are all of one blood, coming from one Man and one Woman. He repented for his hatred. This isn’t exactly a female comment, but we all should realize we all have red blood and lineage from Adam and Eve.

  4. It breaks my heart how people can be rascis. Yet when in Hospital if ill. They don’t care what colour sink the Doctor or Nurse has as long as they make them well. Get to go home again. When we look at Jesus especially if we are saved. Jesus taught us to love people of all walks of life. No matter what skin color they have. Like the song I was taught at Sunday School when small. It is”Jesus Loves all the Children of the World Red and Yellow Black and White”. How true that is. We are to do the same. As especially if saved show the Love of Jesus to all people and Children. No matter who they are. Live as Jesus did when alive on Earth. As old Follower of Jesus said who is now in Glory. If nothing good to say about anyone. Don’t gossip Pray. Do talk about other people coming into your country from other parts of the world. Pray for them. As that is what Jesus would want you to do. She this person also said remember this Bidden or not Bidden God is watching. That is so true. Those words stay with me today. As God sees everything we do and say. We if true Followers of Jesus. We want to please him. As one day we will give an account for everything we do and say to him. So in this world let’s be people who spread the love of Jesus every where we go. So especially the unsaved see Jesus shinning from us. Thank you for another excellent reading. Love you all incourage. Love Dawn Ferguson-Little xx

  5. I do not understand how Americans can blame their countrymen (and women) for something that started thousands of miles away. It makes NO sense. I pray for courage among us Christians to “stand up and speak up when we see others from God’s family being devalued or harmed.” We cannot let the lowest common denominator dominate our society!

  6. What a lovely story. Yes, we are all connected. When one of us is hurt, we all hurt. And when we hurt others, we hurt ourself. We need to teach and learn better ways to survive. It isn’t by hurting others, but instead loving others.

  7. Dorina,

    You were so loving & giving to care for grandpa. I cared for both my elderly parents. You learn a lot from them. God taught me patience, persistence & grew my faith & trust muscles. I cringe when I see how far our country has gone. We were founded on Christian principles. It is a shame that we are still prejudiced over skin color or race. We, namely Christians, need to take a stand against this racial injustice. This world & our country especially needs to see more of God’s love. Let’s try hard to shower our neighborhoods, cities, etc. with a ton of God’s loving kindness.

    Blessings 🙂

  8. What a beautiful story about slowing down and honoring our elders. I’m recalling a time I was beaten up by several black girls because I was white when I was going to high school. The only person who stood up for me was a black young man who was a Jehovah’s Witness (who had also experienced discrimination). I pray that we stand up for one another – regardless faith tradition or skin color – against injustice. The fundamental truth about Christianity is that we don’t scapegoat others because Jesus has atoned *for all of our sins*. Thank you for sharing.