Lin Daniels (Massachusetts)
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There is a time for everything, and a season for every activity under the heavens: . . . a time to weep and a time to laugh, a time to mourn and a time to dance. - Ecclesiastes 3:1, 4 (NIV)
When my nephew called to tell me that my 27-year-old niece, Jen, had died suddenly and unexpectedly, my whole body began to shake. She had been like a daughter to me. During the agonizing days after her death, I wondered if I would ever smile again. I wanted to be...
Because God is with me, even in grief I can have hope. (See 1 Thess. 4:13.)
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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.”