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Ekemini Uwan is a public theologian and co-host of Truth’s Table Podcast. Her writings have been published in The Atlantic, Washington Post, Huffington Post Black Voices and her insights have been quoted by NPR, CNN, The New York Times, The Washington Post, and The New Yorker.

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  1. You show gratitude to God in the difficult times through praying and praising him through whatever storm you are facing. Praise him in the same way you would for a great blessing. That’s how you put trust in God.

  2. I thank God that I am alive as I workout in the gym. Sometimes when I am struggling in Pilates I simply thank the Lord that I am alive and able to breath this hard allowing me to accomplish the task at hand. Breathing hard, exhaling in and out reminds me that I am indeed alive.