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The Lord says, “I will not forget you. See, I have inscribed you on the palms of my hands.” - Isaiah 49:15-16 (NRSV)

I was studying full-time and trying to hold down a part-time job as a pastor. My spouse worked full-time. One day, my toddler son sat on my lap at my desk. He was playing with his juice cup. I was in the middle of a phone call and typing on...

Today's Prayer
Thank you, God, for loving us through the messy, 
difficult, painful times of our lives. We need you, and you never fail us. Amen.

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Today's Reading
Isaiah 49:8-18

Thought for the Day

In times of trouble, I will give thanks that God is always near.

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