Read the passage out loud or silently to yourself. Insert your name where there are blanks.
My brothers and sisters, think of the various tests you encounter as occasions for joy. After all, you know that the testing of your faith produces endurance, _________. Let this endurance complete its work so that you may be fully mature, complete, and lacking in nothing.
- James 1:2-4 (Common English Bible)
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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.”