Beth DeLong (Hawaii, USA)
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Come near to God and [God] will come near to you. - James 4:8 (NIV)
Recently, one of my preschool students and I were alone outside. Out of the blue, he asked me, “Why do I have to believe in God?” I answered, “Well, you don’t have to believe in God; but I sure do. I can’t imagine my life without God.” We had a...
God stays close to me, and I will stay close to God.
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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.”