Randi Perez Helm (Michigan, USA)
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The disciples woke [Jesus] and said to him, “Teacher, don’t you care if we drown?” - Mark 4:38 (NIV)
At first, when Jesus and his disciples were at sea during a terrible storm, Jesus was sound asleep. The waves were threatening all of their lives. “Teacher, don’t you care if we drown?” Those words cut. I’d heard this passage in Mark before, but that day it expressed exactly the...
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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.”