That family history is the gospel that I want to share: the one that tells that we are a reflection of the diversity of the divine creation in which the image of God is refracted in infinite ways not only through our bodies, minds, and spirits but also by our relationships; that in the household of God there are many rooms, and there is room for every last child made in the image of God’s love.
—Rosalind C. Hughes, A Family Like Mine: Biblical Stories of Love, Loss, and Longing (Upper Room Books, 2020)
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For the mountains may depart
and the hills be removed,
but my steadfast love shall not depart from you,
and my covenant of peace shall not be removed,
says the LORD, who has compassion on you.
—Isaiah 54:10 (NRSV)
Prayer for the Week
How infinite is your embrace, O God. How broad and high and deep and enduring is your love.
Submit your prayer to The Upper Room.
Show your loved ones how much you care by giving them Spirit Boosters, daily reminders that they still have purpose, no matter their age.
(Courtesy of Vanderbilt Divinity Library)
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