Clinging to God: Prayer for Tania Avalos

Tonight, I was truly brought to tears by the story of a woman named Tania Avalos, a woman who lost her husband and daughter while trying to cross the Rio Grande into US immigration. Her story was made public when this picture of her husband and daughter was taken in June of 2019.

This woman, in her interview on 60 Minutes (found here), wanted first to talk about her faith in God and how He is pulling her through. My heart filled so full for her. Because this is not about politics…. this is not about twisting and perverting stories. It is about a deeply hurt woman, choosing to cling to her God through the most heartbreaking event of her entire life.

I pray that I would have the faith of Tania. I cannot imagine her pain. Can we just lift her, her family, and her loved ones up in prayer?


Do you know Jesus?

Tragedies such as these break Jesus’ Heart. He knows every tear that Tania– and all of us– has shed. Learn more about Jesus’ great Love for you, here.