Madeline Twooney (North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany)
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The seventh time [Elijah’s servant] said, “Look, a little cloud no bigger than a person’s hand is rising out of the sea.” - 1 Kings 18:44 (NRSV)
Three years ago, I was diagnosed with burnout, anxiety, and severe depression. Formerly a full-time teacher, my days suddenly revolved around visits to my psychiatrist, taking medication, and trying to cope with my fears. I felt weak and frustrated, but I was determined to make a full recovery. I prayed...
I will trust God and wait expectantly for the change that is coming.
To wait patiently for God
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I join many of those who will pray for you as you seek to discern what you are called to be at this moment. May God grant you the courage to fulfill that calling. May we all open our eyes and see the misery, open our ears and hear the cries of God’s people, and, like God through the Lord Jesus Christ, be incarnate amongst them.”
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