Merry Gultom (West Java, Indonesia)
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Do not be conformed to this world, but be transformed by the renewing of your minds, so that you may discern what is the will of God — what is good and acceptable and perfect. - Romans 12:2 (NRSV)
When I learned about the metamorphosis of butterflies, I was amazed. I find caterpillars to be unpleasant — especially those that sting when you touch them. But it is through the caterpillar that we get the gentle and beautiful butterfly. The transformation is a miracle. And once the metamorphosis has...
When I am willing to change, God can transform my life.
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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.”