Eunice Arão Kakueka (Luanda, Angola)
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Call on me in the day of trouble; I will deliver you, and you shall glorify me. - Psalm 50:15 (NRSV)
A few years ago, one of my sons, Bongue, and I left home early one morning to participate in a training seminar for pastors in Luanda. It was still dark. A few minutes later we were approached by three thieves who demanded our wallets. When we resisted, they threatened us...
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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.”