Steve Burns (Arkansas)
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Jesus said, “Now my soul is troubled.” - John 12:27 (NRSV)
A friend of mine was showing me the features of his new smartphone. Suddenly, a shrill beeping assaulted our ears and he read a notification. Then we heard a low humming noise and the screen went black. “The battery is dead and I don’t have the charger,” he said with...
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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.”