Jack Albright (Kansas, USA)
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The psalmist wrote, “[The Lord] lifted me out of the slimy pit, out of the mud and mire; he set my feet on a rock and gave me a firm place to stand.” - Psalm 40:2 (NIV)
I was 89 years old when illness and depression forced me to enter a long-term care facility. There I faced the combined challenges of physical, emotional, spiritual, and mental exhaustion. Being so heavily dependent on others caused me to wonder if my lifetime of ministry as a pastor, chaplain, and...
God is as near as my latest breath.
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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.”