Jess Gunning (Ballito, South Africa)
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Rejoice always, pray continually, give thanks in all circumstances; for this is God’s will for you in Christ Jesus. - 1 Thessalonians 5:16-18 (NIV)
I began the Camino de Santiago, the Way of Saint James, weighed down by issues in my life and with a deep sense of tiredness. My spouse and I had decided to undertake this journey to have some time out of our frantic everyday lives. We hoped to rest, be...
God has given me much to be grateful for.
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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.”