From Michele Bilyeu
My now completed garland of prayer flags waves across the entry way in our home in Salem, Oregon. I feel their grace, their power, and their love... every time I look up, or pass under them.
And I look in absolute and utter amazement at this KTSX news photo of a school ceiling in Oklahoma. The signs of the horrific devastation of a tornado's path.
Tattered curtains and broken lights and a view of the heavens above. An incredibly powerful image that evokes the feeling of prayer flags and bells.
Prayers now released and finding their way across the 20 mile path of destruction. Beauty of spirit within chaos, loss, pain, and destruction. And it reminds me of my own roots and why I am so drawn to these signs, and symbols of something far greater than just the destruction.
I am reminded that after everything else is destroyed..there is still goodness. and there is still great love.