Madalena Manuel Simão (Luanda, Angola)
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Surely he took up our pain and bore our suffering. - Isaiah 53:4 (NIV)
Twelve years ago I was diagnosed with chronic malaria. Every week I had to go to the hospital to receive proper treatment, and because of that, I faced deep despair. Some time later a work colleague invited me to attend an activity at his church. At first I was afraid,...
Scripture offers me hope in times of trouble.
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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.”