Charles Huff (Illinois)
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Store up for yourselves treasures in heaven, where neither moth nor rust consumes and where thieves do not break in and steal. - Matthew 6:20 (NRSV)
When our children were young, their curious minds often attracted them to things they should not be touching. My natural response tended toward what I called a “King Kong” approach: ripping the item out of their fingers or mouth and giving them a fearsome look so they would be afraid...
How can I follow my faith instead of my worldly desires?
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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.”