Wendy L. Macdonald (British Columbia, Canada)
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Then King David went in and sat before the Lord, and he said: “Who am I, Sovereign Lord, and what is my family, that you have brought me this far?” - 2 Samuel 7:18 (NIV)
I’m thankful for the lovely part of the world I live in. Lakes, rivers, ocean beaches, and mountains are all just a short drive away. I often go out to photograph wildlife like sea lions, bald eagles, and white-tailed deer.
But one morning, I struggled with envy of others who’ve...
When I’m feeling discontented, I can turn to scripture for encouragement.
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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.”