Violet Mutasa (Harare, Zimbabwe)
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Jesus said, “Anyone who hears my word and believes him who sent me . . . does not come under judgment, but has passed from death to life.” - John 5:24 (NRSV)
I was taking care of my sister, Josephine, who had a terminal condition. For two weeks my duties had included showing her love by listening to her, helping her eat, and assuring her that God was present with her. During one of the visits, the nurses asked me to stay...
In the face of death, God offers eternal life.
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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.”