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[Jesus] said to them, “Why are you afraid, you 
people of weak faith?” Then he got up and 
gave orders to the winds and the lake, 
and there was a great calm. - Matthew 8:26 (CEB)

When I finished my exercise regimen, I decided to walk along the beach. At one point I stopped to watch and appreciate the power of a rolling wave as it approached me. I worried I would be soaked by the wave, so I had two options: stay and see what...

Today's Prayer
Dear God, help us to rely fully on you when we are overwhelmed by the circumstances of our lives. Amen.

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Today's Reading
Matthew 8:23-27

Thought for the Day

When I trust in God, I can have peace and joy.

Prayer Focus

The People of the 
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