Jerrie Green (West Virginia, USA)
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Forget the former things; do not dwell on the past. See, I am doing a new thing! Now it springs up; do you not perceive it? I am making a way in the wilderness and streams in the wasteland. - Isaiah 43:18-19 (NIV)
One spring day many years ago, I went to church to have a talk with Jesus. Getting out of my car, I passed a flower bed overcome with weeds. This sight made me angry. I did a lot of work for my church, and I couldn’t believe that others would...
When I get frustrated by the weeds of life, I will look for God’s flowers.
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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.”