Mandy Slade (Somerset, England)
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So we can say with confidence, “The Lord is my helper; I will not be afraid. What can anyone do to me?” - Hebrews 13:6 (NRSV)
In today’s reading, the battle lines were drawn. For the Israelites the stakes were high; their freedom was the prize. The Philistines stood confidently with Goliath leading them. The Israelites were in a state of turmoil, dismayed and terrified — all except for David, the youngest of Jesse’s sons. David...
Like David, I can be confident that God will see me through.
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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.”