Cherri Baer (Kansas, USA)
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The angel went to [Mary] and said, “Greetings, you who are highly favored! The Lord is with you.” Mary was greatly troubled at his words and wondered what kind of greeting this might be. - Luke 1:28-29 (NIV)
A week before Christmas we arrived at the Nashville airport to head home. During the previous 11 days, my husband and I had spent many long hours helping with disaster response after tornadoes had torn through the area. We were exhausted and left with little time to prepare to celebrate...
Today I will look for God in unlikely places.
Communities recovering from tornadoes
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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.”