EVERYTHING I HAVE IS A GIFT from God. If God nudges me to give those gifts to another, I can trust there is a good reason even if I never understand what it is. We cannot control how people will respond to our love and compassion; we can only believe that our love will not fail.
–Koni Pfeiffer Atencio
– Alive Now, Sept/Oct 2007
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Is there a time when you have persevered in love? Share your thoughts.
Since, then, we have such a hope, we act with great boldness, not like Moses, who put a veil over his face to keep the people of Israel from gazing at the end of the glory that was being set aside.
2 Corinthians 3:12-13, NRSV
This Week: pray for people new Christians. Submit your prayer to The Upper Room Living Prayer Center or share it in the comment section below.
Did You Know?
Happy 75th anniversary, El Aposento Alto!
This year, the Spanish language edition of El Aposento Alto celebrates its 75th anniversary. Congratulate the editors and the community in the comment section on the web: http://elaposentoalto.upperroom.org/es
This week we remember Rabanus Maurus (January 30).
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