Patricia Marks (Georgia, USA)
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Elijah said to Elisha, “Tell me what I may do for you, before I am taken from you.” Elisha said, “Please let me inherit a double share of your spirit.” - 2 Kings 2:9 (NRSV)
Recently, I received an email regarding a friend who was struggling with serious issues after surgery. “Please join us in prayer tomorrow at 9:10 am,” the message said. Usually I would rather pray with someone face-to-face than online, but that day was different. Friends from all over responded to the...
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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.”