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Trust in [God] at all times, you people; pour out your hearts to him, for God is our refuge. - Psalm 62:8 (NIV)

The day was going fine until I got to the hospital for a 
routine appointment with my cardiologist. When he finished the cardiac catheterization procedure, he spoke frankly: “You need open-heart surgery.” No words had ever so crushed 
me — not even at Christmastime when at age 22 I was...

Today's Prayer
Merciful God, restore our faith when we are overcome by challenging circumstances. Amen.

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Today's Reading
James 5:13-15

Thought for the Day

The prayers of my community can give me strength.

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