Wati Mollier (Nagaland, India)
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I praise you because I am fearfully and wonderfully made; your works are wonderful, I know that full well. - Psalm 139:14 (NIV)
Growing up as a dark-skinned boy, I endured constant pain from bullies who would call me “charcoal boy.” These taunts seriously affected my self-esteem and self-confidence. I would come home from school dejected and in tears.
I became angry with God for making me dark and — as I thought...
I am a beautiful creation of God.
Someone being bullied
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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.”