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The peace of God, which passeth all 
understanding, shall keep your hearts 
and minds through Christ Jesus. - Philippians 4:7 (KJV)

My friend Helen was expressing her concern for her son, who lived in a home for people with disabilities. At 86, 
she and her husband knew they would not be with David 
for many more years. I offered what seemed like a helpful 
response. “You’ve done all you can for...

Today's Prayer
Dear Lord, we find comfort in knowing that when life is difficult, you take away our worries and give us peace. Amen.

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Today's Reading
Psalm 18:31-36

Thought for the Day

“Peace I leave with you, my peace I give unto you” (John 14:27).

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