Jill Maisch (Maryland, USA)
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The God of all grace, who has called you to his eternal glory in Christ, will himself restore, support, strengthen, and establish you. - 1 Peter 5:10 (NRSV)
As I was going through the difficult end of a marriage and moving into the even-more-challenging role of a single parent, I became an expert in hiding my emotions. In public I pretended to be confident and cheerful while in reality I was self-doubting, depressed, and drained.
At first I...
When I let go of control, I begin to see the way God can lighten my load.
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While several strategies for reopening the world are being discussed, I encourage you—the people of God everywhere—to allow this season to be a formative one during which you can make new discoveries about God and increase your faith. Use this time to embark on a life of prayer, a life of study, and a life of action—involvement in the community.”