Bob La Forge (New Jersey)
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For the joy set before him [Jesus] endured the cross, scorning its shame, and sat down at the right hand of the throne of God. - Hebrews 12:2 (NIV)
While living in eastern Kansas, I often traveled across the state to its western side. Driving in that area is like driving on a giant pool table. Only rarely does a tree break up the flat horizon of the prairie. Many people view this hours-long drive as something to endure....
Today, I will look for God’s joy on my journey.
Those who journey with me
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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.”