Clementine M. Msengi (Texas, USA)
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In my distress I called to the Lord; I cried to my God for help. From his temple he heard my voice; my cry came before him, into his ears. - Psalm 18:6 (NIV)
A few months after my graduation from high school, I found myself running to find a safe place to hide. My native country had broken into a war (genocide) that killed approximately 800,000 people — including my family members. This unexpected, barbaric event left me parentless, homeless, and penniless. I...
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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.”