Eliza Smith (Tennessee, USA)
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Pray in the Spirit on all occasions with all kinds of prayers and requests. With this in mind, be alert and always keep on praying for all the Lord’s people. - Ephesians 6:18 (NIV)
The time had come for corn bread baking in my 4-H club. Yet after weeks of preparation, I still didn’t know if my muffins would come out of the oven competition-ready. The Sunday before the contest, I entered my Sunday school classroom slightly discouraged. After our lesson my teacher, Mr....
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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.”