Jonathan Emerson-Pierce (Ontario, Canada)
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Behold, a virgin shall be with child, and shall bring forth a son, and they shall call his name Emmanuel, . . . God with us. - Matthew 1:23 (KJV)
Although Christmas is a time of joy for many, it can also be a time of sorrow. Some people experience isolation and loneliness in the face of broken relationships or the painful absence of loved ones who have passed away. Others struggle with the financial demands they feel in this...
Christ understands all that I experience.
Those who feel sad at Christmastime
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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.”