Monica A. Andermann (New York)
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The Lord said to Samuel . . . “People look at the outward appearance, but the Lord looks at the heart.” - 1 Samuel 16:7 (NIV)
I put down the thin-skinned, brown-spotted orange and picked up a perfect, round navel orange. “Don’t be fooled by its looks,” a fellow shopper advised. “The thin-skinned orange will be sweeter and juicier than the navel orange.” Largely to appease the other shopper, I took one of each. Yet, after...
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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.”