Paul Farley (North Carolina, USA)
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[Job's friends] sat with him on the ground seven days and seven nights, and no one spoke a word to him, for they saw that his suffering was very great. - Job 2:13 (NRSV)
As my grandfather’s health began declining, I visited him often. When my extended family heard his health had taken a turn for the worse, they all flew into town to see him. This ensured that he would never be alone. We sat in his hospice room in silence, day and...
My presence can remind others that God loves them.
Those in declining health
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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.”