Karen Dorsey (Oregon)
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Discipline always seems painful rather than pleasant at the time, but later it yields the peaceful fruit of righteousness to those who have been trained by it. - Hebrews 12:11 (NRSV)
“I really said that?” The new teacher’s assistant had just spent five minutes badgering a struggling student. Hearing her words and irritated tone of voice, the demoralized second-grade boy had slumped in his chair. As her supervisor, I wanted to help her understand the damage her words had caused. She...
What change is God urging me to make in my life today?
Respond by posting a prayer.
I could not have found The Upper Room Moments of Prayer (on Facebook Live) sooner. For it is during these moments of centering spiritual practices, meditating on the words of scripture, praying with and for the world, that I find moments of transcendence, hear whispers of peace and hope, see glimpses of truth and justice, behold visions of love and beauty amid all the stark realities that are around me.”