Amy Lynn Taylor (Colorado, USA)
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Do not be anxious about anything, but in every situation, by prayer and petition, with thanksgiving, present your requests to God. - Philippians 4:6 (NIV)
I’m terrified of drowning, so I’ve avoided water most of my life. Before I turned 40, however, I decided to face my fears and take swimming lessons. My coach knew I was nervous and had me do an exercise each week before he started his instruction. I gripped the side...
Rather than focusing on my fears, I can focus on giving thanks.
For relief from worry
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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.”