Ruth Brentner (Illinois, USA)
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The Son of Man did not come to be served, but to serve, and to give his life as a ransom for many. - Mark 10:45 (NIV)
Several years ago I slipped on some ice and landed hard on my dominant hand, badly spraining my wrist. Since I lived alone, I had to do everything with one hand for several days. The simplest of tasks, like buttering a bagel, were suddenly difficult. My daughter drove over an...
My hands are God’s gift to serve others.
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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.”