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In every situation, by prayer and petition, with thanksgiving, present your requests to God. - Philippians 4:6 (NIV)

I work as a hospital chaplain, providing spiritual and 
emotional care to patients and their families. Usually I end my visits by offering to pray with the patient, lifting to God 
the hopes, concerns, requests, and joys they have named. 
But some patients aren’t interested in deep conversation and 
simply...

Today's Prayer
O God, may our prayers extend beyond our words into our loving presence in the world. Amen.

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Today's Reading
Philippians 4:4-9

Thought for the Day

My prayers are meaningful even when words fail.

Prayer Focus

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