David McCain (Louisiana)
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Other seeds fell on good soil and brought forth grain, some a hundredfold, some sixty, some thirty. Let anyone with ears listen! - Matthew 13:8-9 (NRSV)
When my children were young, our family had fun playing with sparklers — those wand-like fireworks that emit colorful sparks and flashes. They enjoyed watching the sparklers swirl in the air, leaving fleeting traces of whirls and swooshes in the darkness. For all their bling and pizzazz, though, sparklers don’t...
I will begin — and end — this day walking with Christ.
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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.”