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When they arrest you, do not worry about what to say or how to say it. At that time you will be given what to say, for it will not be you speaking, but the Spirit of your Father speaking through you. - Matthew 10:19-20 (NIV)

After the September 11, 2001 attacks in the United States, I was asked to help at the New York City Family Assistance Center. I was assigned to the legal division to assist with 
benefits for the victims’ families.
I had been happy to help when asked, but this assignment just...

Today's Prayer
O God, as we find ourselves overwhelmed by the clamor of the world, quiet every voice but yours so we will be able to know your peace and share it with others. Amen.

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Today's Reading
Psalm 46:1-11

Thought for the Day

God is still speaking. Today I will be quiet and listen.

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