Teresa Coda (Massachusetts)
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In every situation, by prayer and petition, with thanksgiving, present your requests to God. - Philippians 4:6 (NIV)
I work as a hospital chaplain, providing spiritual and emotional care to patients and their families. Usually I end my visits by offering to pray with the patient, lifting to God the hopes, concerns, requests, and joys they have named. But some patients aren’t interested in deep conversation and simply...
My prayers are meaningful even when words fail.
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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.”