Rae Thompson (South Australia, Australia)
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We do not lose heart. Though outwardly we are wasting away, yet inwardly we are being renewed day by day. - 2 Corinthians 4:16 (NIV)
In the summer of 2016, disastrous bushfires raged through rural areas of South Australia. Lives were lost, and farms and homes were completely destroyed. Many not only lost their homes but also their livelihood. People rallied around to help with immediate needs, but many still struggle and some will never...
Just as God renews the earth, God can renew my spirit.
VICTIMS OF NATURAL DISASTERS
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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.”