Janet Gilchrist (Iowa, USA)
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Philip . . . heard the [Ethiopian eunuch] reading Isaiah the prophet. “Do you understand what you are reading?” Philip asked. “How can I,” he said, “unless someone explains it to me?” - Acts 8:30-31 (NIV)
I enjoy the art on the covers of The Upper Room but sometimes do not fully understand the intention of the artist. So I appreciate that on the second page of each issue, an art interpretation gives me insights into the work of the artist. Without this help, I would...
Today I will listen to others’ perspectives to learn about God’s word.
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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.”