Tammy Teeter (Tennessee)
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Lord, you alone are my portion and my cup; you make my lot secure. - Psalm 16:5 (NIV)
My friend worked the late-night shift, but because of many health and family issues, he really needed a day-shift job. When I told my friend to pray for help in finding another job, he said, “I don’t want to be a bother to God.” My friend thought that his need...
“As the curator of The Upper Room Chapel and Museum, it is my task to highlight art and draw the viewer into the work itself. On clear days, the art is outside The Upper Room Chapel: gorgeous pink blossom clouds of the Japanese Magnolia trees. The blossoms don’t last very long. If you are in the Nashville area, take a few minutes to stop by and enjoy them. ‘We recognize God’s presence in the world around us,’ the author of The Mystic in You says. ‘Sometimes it comes because of our intentional spiritual practices. Other times, it comes when we least expect it and do not feel as though we deserve it. … Geese flying overhead and a dog running in its sleep become windows into eternity when we pause, notice and open to the wonder of all being.’ Sometimes it is in a pink cloud of blossoms.”