Vimbai Chizarura (Harare, Zimbabwe)
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Let us also lay aside every weight and the sin that clings so closely, and let us run with perseverance the race that is set before us, looking to Jesus the pioneer and perfecter of our faith. - Hebrews 12:1-2 (NRSV)
One morning as I prepared for work, I was trying to decide what to carry in my handbag and what to leave behind. The issue was not the handbag’s capacity but its weight. I wondered how many people would see me struggling with my handbag and not understand why I...
No burden is too heavy as long as I am with Jesus.
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