Out of the chaos, fear and turmoil of the Fort Lauderdale Airport shooting, one woman was chosen by God to bring comfort to the frightened. Following the shooting, the international airport was placed on lockdown for hours. No-one came in, no-one got out. One Christian woman, Christine Sneeringer, had missed her earlier
"I was kicking myself for not asking how much it would have been to just pay an overweight bag fee. This would have allowed me to make my original flight. I texted a friend and shared my frustration over the additional fee. She said, "So sorry. God must have some divine appointment for
Christine still hoped she would make her flight, but then the reality of the situation began to sink in. "After an hour or two, we
With time dragging on, people were getting hungry. Christine
But she soon ran out of supplies. She needed to get hold of more to feed the rest of those who didn't get their hands on a
"She then assigned an employee to accompany me and carry the bottled water. I kept running out of snacks and bottled water and going back to her for more. Each time I went back to refill the baskets, I wondered when Ana's generosity would end. I must have given out ten baskets of snacks. Over the next two hours, I cleaned the store out of all the
Christine chose to serve the hungry and frightened in what was a horrific situation that many of us will never even come close to experiencing. "People thought I worked there. They were shocked when I told them I was a passenger. I joked that I thought I would be flying somewhere today, but that hasn't worked out so well. I said it was happy hour and handed them a free water and a pack of crackers. Some didn't know what
"Some didn't care. When you've been sitting for eight hours, food is food. I shared smiles and laughter with lots of beautiful people throughout the terminal, and I knew in my heart I was on my God assignment. It reminds me of Psalm 31:15—"My life and times are in Your hands."