Esther MacDonald (Quebec, Canada)
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All the work of the tabernacle of the tent of meeting was finished; the Israelites had done everything just as the Lord had commanded Moses. - Exodus 39:32 (NRSV)
When we had our first baby, I became a stay-at-home mom. It was the job I had always longed for. So why was I constantly plagued by feelings of low self-esteem and futility? It was partly because I was spending too much time comparing myself to others. But it was...
When I measure my worth by God’s standards, I am always enough.
To find my God-given role
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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.”