Aftab Yunis Hakim (Punjab, Pakistan)
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The psalmist wrote, “I’m for peace, but when I speak, they are for war.” - Psalm 120:7 (CEB)
In Psalm 120, it seems that the psalmist was getting frustrated at not finding any peace at all in his surroundings — or even the entire world. In a state of great stress and agony, he was asking God to deliver him from the corrupt minds who do not accept...
Even in countries torn by war, I can find God’s peace.
People in war-torn countries
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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.”