Beverly Varnado (Georgia)
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Paul wrote to Timothy, “Do not neglect the gift that is in you, . . . Put these things into practice, devote yourself to them.” - 1 Timothy 4:14-15 (NRSV)
Once more, I removed a sheet of paper from the watercolor block on which I was painting so I could start over. The angel I had been trying to paint looked more like a cartoon character than a celestial being. For many years, I have been painting and then reproducing...
Faithfulness requires that I use the gifts God has given me.
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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.”