Healing Our America

“The dictates of humanity came in opposition to the law of the land, and we ignored the law.” ― Levi Coffin

I drove from North Carolina to Illinois a week and a half ago (November 6th). As I was driving along US Highway 35 through West Virginia about 15 miles from the Ohio River, I was thinking of the Underground Railroad and the daring and courageous abolitionists, who risked their lives, lively hoods and property to secure the blessings of liberty for perfect strangers; a people born into a 400 year history of humiliation and human bondage, who could provide nothing in return except for their eternal gratitude.

The closer I got to crossing into the “Land of Canaan”, I felt an overwhelming sense of grace as I pondered to myself, “How Christ-like it is for someone to risk everything to help secure the blessings of liberty for a runaway…

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