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I want to start this post with the prayer... and a little mercy... since this isn't going to be a Bible focused post... but a God-inspired-our-need-for-community post...
Father, my sister is reading this here. You know her, who she is... who You have made her to be... who You are MAKING US to be. Lord, You gave us a story. Long before today, You were working in us, drawing us to You, shaping us, breaking us, molding us again. Father, You know the desires of our hearts... make them to be Your desires for us, the things that we need the most to become the women You want us to be. And Father, thank You for the ministry of (in)RL. Please let it minister to each of us, open our hearts to community one more time, to reach across the table, the room, the building, to get to know the women in our neighborhoods, our churches, our communities. I pray Father, that even if they don't know or understand exactly what (in)RL is, that you will give them a curious spirit, and a little bit of BRAVE to sign up and come. To sign up and host. To join together and do something completely different to make sure that their story is told... and that we can listen and learn from her... because it's her HIStory. You alone created it for her. Amen.
OK - what exactly IS (in)RL?? Well, the website describes it as this: