“Getting rid of the web.”
“Don’t. Sit and watch the spider with me.”
Watching spiders is not my preferred pastime. But I saw my son was serious, so I complied.
Together we watched the spider weave a perfect pattern. I marveled at her patience and skill. Who taught a spider to measure and create such intricate lace? I remembered this evidence of our Creator while reading Tortured for Christ.
Last week my husband, daughter, and I saw the film Tortured for Christ. It’s the story of Richard Wurmbrand, a Romanian pastor, and his years under the communist. Larry and I had the privilege of meeting Pastor Wurmbrand and his wife Sabina many years ago. Having witnessed their radiant faith in person I had hope I could endure watching a small sampling of their suffering.
Wurmbrand grew up as an atheist. After his own conversion he had a great desire to tell Russians, who’d been seeped in atheism, about Christ. In the book, he describes a Russian couple he met. Both were sculptors who worked on a statue of Stalin.Continue Reading