BEING A CHRISTIAN is not a matter of force of will; it is a moment-by-moment surrender to the Source. I, along with Bartimaeus, can only cry, “Jesus, have mercy” (Mark 10:47).
– Stephanie Ford
Kindred Souls: Connecting through Spiritual Friendship
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What role does surrender play in your faith? Share your thoughts.
In former generations this mystery was not made known to humankind, as it has now been revealed to his holy apostles and prophets by the Spirit.
Psalm 3:5, NRSV
This Week: Pray for inner peace. Submit your prayer to The Upper Room Living Prayer Center or share it in the comment section.
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This week we remember: Simeon Stylites (January 5).
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