Nancy Clark (Michigan)
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Rejoice always, pray without ceasing, give thanks in all circumstances. - 1 Thessalonians 5:16-18 (NRSV)
When I was a young mother, one of my least-favorite tasks was folding the clean clothes for my family. All those baskets heaped with mounds of little shirts, pants, dresses, socks, baby blankets, and sleepers would take hours to fold. Just looking at them made me miserable. Then one day...
What everyday task can become my time for prayer?
Those facing tedious tasks every day
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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.”