Oluwasola Jegede (Lagos, Nigeria)
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Endure hardship as discipline; God is treating you as his children. For what children are not disciplined by their father? - Hebrews 12:7 (NIV)
Drinking soft drinks or juice in my young nephew’s presence will likely cause him to cry because he wants the drink and is not allowed to consume too much sugar. One day as he was crying for juice, it occurred to me that while children may cry for something that...
God sees beyond what I want to what is best for me.
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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.”