Patricia M. Daniels (Florida)
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A shoot will come up from the stump of Jesse; from his roots a Branch will bear fruit. - Isaiah 11:1 (NIV)
Within a month’s time, our community had been affected by two hurricanes. The first, Hurricane Hermine, had hit us directly — leaving in its wake fallen trees, power outages, and broken lives. A month later, the second storm, Hurricane Matthew, barely grazed us, but its path of destruction only heightened...
God can take something broken in my life and make it new.
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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.”