Steven Paul Simmons (Texas, USA)
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God doesn’t look at things like humans do. Humans see only what is visible to the eyes, but the Lord sees into the heart. - 1 Samuel 16:7 (CEB)
Since I have been in prison, my daughter has sent me several drawings. One of my favorites is a self-portrait she drew when she was four years old. To anyone else it probably looks like a bunch of shapes: circles, triangles, ovals, and squares that she assembled to form a...
I can reflect God’s love by taking time to notice others.
Children whose parents are in prison
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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.”