Lucinda J. Rollings (Indiana, USA)
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We, who are many, are one body in Christ, and individually we are members one of another. We have gifts that differ according to the grace given to us. - Romans 12:5-6 (NRSV)
I don’t enjoy cooking or washing dishes. So when members of the church prepare dinner each night of revival meetings, I don’t volunteer. “Are you going to be here to help?” the dinner director asked.
Ugh, I thought. I told her we had somewhere else to be. But it turned...
Each act of service I perform is a gift to God.
To overcome reluctance to serve
Respond by posting a prayer.
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.”