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Wait for the Lord; be strong, and let your 
heart take courage; wait for the Lord! - Psalm 27:14 (NRSV)

David, the presumed author of Psalm 27, had adversaries intent on taking his life; yet he proclaimed that the Lord was his light, his salvation, and his stronghold. I do not have enemies threatening my life, but I have been afraid of a raging storm, an uncomfortable task, or a...

Today's Prayer
Dear Lord, we give thanks that you are the stronghold of our lives and that we need not be afraid. Amen.

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Today's Reading
Psalm 27:1-14

Thought for the Day

Today I will remember that the Lord is my strength.

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I join many of those who will pray for you as you seek to discern what you are called to be at this moment. May God grant you the courage to fulfill that calling. May we all open our eyes and see the misery, open our ears and hear the cries of God’s people, and, like God through the Lord Jesus Christ, be incarnate amongst them.” 

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