Martha Knobel Maxham (Maryland, USA)
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The Lord is my light and my salvation — whom shall I fear? The Lord is the stronghold of my life — of whom shall I be afraid? - Psalm 27:1 (NIV)
Our church decided to embark on a new ministry program teaching English as a second language. My job was to interview prospective students. After asking them where they had come from, I asked what they missed about their home country. I’ll never forget speaking with one young woman from Bolivia....
I will let God be my guide, this day and every day.
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I join many of those who will pray for you as you seek to discern what you are called to be at this moment. May God grant you the courage to fulfill that calling. May we all open our eyes and see the misery, open our ears and hear the cries of God’s people, and, like God through the Lord Jesus Christ, be incarnate amongst them.”
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