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In every thing give thanks: for this is the will 
of God in Christ Jesus concerning you. - 1 Thessalonians 5:18 (KJV)

When I was a teenager, my brother and my father died within a few weeks of each other. Though the sun shone brightly that summer, my soul felt dark. Within 29 days, our family had been reduced from seven to five. Two chairs at the dinner table sat empty. Hopelessness...

Today's Prayer
Dear God, even in despair, help us to give thanks that you walk with us. Amen.

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Today's Reading
1 Thessalonians 5:16-18

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God walks with me.

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