Today just seemed hard. I am also realizing how hard it is to record a daily devotional, so sorry this is so late.
But it was hard because of all the political nastiness over the weekend, the laws being passed, the executive orders, the news... it's all just weighing on me heavily today. I feel overwhelmed.
When I feel overwhelmed, I go back to scripture that inspires me. Today, that scripture is Isaiah 58. It reminds me of the work, of why I do the work, of God's call to the work and the promises God makes for those of us who fight oppression.
So I read that to you, talk a little about it, and pray. Have a listen: