Pamela J. Caldwell (California)
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The steadfast love of the Lord never ceases, his mercies never come to an end; they are new every morning; great is your faithfulness. - Lamentations 3:22-23 (NRSV)
“Why?” I sobbed into my husband’s arms. A joyous
occasion had turned to despair. After a 24-hour labor, our baby boy was dead.
Fifty years later, I still remember the chill of the hospital room, the nurse’s frantic voice, and what the doctor said: “I’m sorry; the baby didn’t make...
Prayer and scripture reading can sustain me in times of sorrow.
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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.”