Jane Reid (Oregon, USA)
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Jacob said to Esau, “To see your face is like seeing the face of God, now that you have received me favorably.” - Genesis 33:10 (NIV)
For the longest time my brother and I didn’t get along. As a child, I idolized him and followed him everywhere — but he didn’t want me around. He seemed to delight in making me cry or making me angry. Even as adults, we couldn’t be in the same room...
I can repair a relationship by forgiving someone as God forgives me.
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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.”