Wilma Rose Vernich (Tennessee, USA)
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What does the Lord require of you? To act justly and to love mercy and to walk humbly with your God. - Micah 6:8 (NIV)
One day while cooking yet another big meal in our family kitchen, I sighed and asked aloud, “What will others remember most about me when I’m gone — the cooking or the cleaning?” My husband jokingly suggested this inscription for my future tombstone: “She made good bread.”
This humorous exchange...
What do I want my legacy as a follower of Christ to be?
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Our resolve must be different. My prayer is that we have finally reached a tipping point. My hope is that when the protests fade and the marches slow that our will as a church to truly eradicate the scourge of racism won’t dissipate but grows even stronger.”
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