Samuel Driggers (Georgia, USA)
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The Lord says, “. . . When you pass through the waters, I will be with you; and when you pass through the rivers, they will not sweep over you.” - Isaiah 43:1-2 (NIV)
An overwhelming number of commitments and a weighty course load left me physically and spiritually exhausted at the end of the college semester. To make matters worse, the weather seemed to mirror my feelings; it had rained for an entire week.
The evening before my last two exams, the rain...
Regardless of what weighs me down, I know that the Lord is with me.
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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.”