Debra Pierce (Massachusetts, USA)
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The Lord went ahead of them . . . by night in a pillar of fire to give them light. - Exodus 13:21 (NIV)
Backyard bonfires are one of my favorite childhood memories. Recently, my neighbor had one in her yard. The air smelled like smoke from burning wood, and the dark summer sky glowed orange as flames crackled and popped. With the brilliant blaze emanating from my neighbor’s yard, I reminisced about family...
What spiritual disciplines help me to follow God’s light?
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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.”