Nelson Luiz Campos Leite (São Paulo, Brazil)
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One of them, when he saw he was healed, came back, praising God in a loud voice. He threw himself at Jesus’ feet and thanked him. - Luke 17:15-16 (NIV)
In several countries around the world, including my home country of Brazil, people celebrate a day of thanksgiving. In the United States, Thanksgiving Day brings together family members, friends, and neighbors.
But we don’t always find it easy or remember to express our gratitude. In today’s reading, Jesus had healed...
With a grateful heart, I can serve God and my neighbors.
To live as an expression of gratitude
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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.”