Jill Allen Maisch (Maryland, USA)
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Thanks be to God, who in Christ always leads us in triumphal procession, and through us spreads in every place the fragrance that comes from knowing him. - 2 Corinthians 2:14 (NRSV)
“Raise your hand when you can smell it,” I told my science students at the beginning of an activity to help them experience the concept of diffusion. I stood at the front of the classroom and sprayed floral-scented air freshener into the air. Hands of the students at the nearest...
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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.”