Craig Sanford (Kansas, USA)
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Those who hope in the Lord will renew their strength. They will soar on wings like eagles; they will run and not grow weary, they will walk and not be faint. - Isaiah 40:31 (NIV)
When I was younger and rode my bicycle long distances, the lesson of today’s quoted verse was made very real to me. I remember seeing hills in the distance that appeared to be nearly vertical and impossible to pedal over. The mirage of the looming challenge stirred apprehension and dread...
God can help me persevere to reach my goals.
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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.”