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The prudent keep their knowledge to themselves, 
but a fool’s heart blurts out folly. - Proverbs 12:23 (NIV)

“I can’t imagine how you must feel.” The grief my friend experienced when her husband died was palpable, but I 
realized there was nothing I could say to make it better. I’ve found that sometimes the insecurity we feel for not saying the “right” thing can lead us to say...

Today's Prayer
Teach us, Lord, to sit quietly with those who are grieving. Fill us with peace so that we can comfort them in their time of sorrow. Amen.

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Today's Reading
Job 2:11-13

Thought for the Day

Sometimes God’s greatest comfort comes through our silent presence.

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