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You created my inmost being; you knit me 
together in my mother’s womb. - Psalm 139:13 (NIV)

At two weeks old, my daughter, Rebecca, had open-heart surgery to repair a rare congenital defect. For the next two months, she fought for her life. Every day was a struggle. During that time, I learned to rely on God for both my strength and my daughter’s health.
Life is...

Today's Prayer
Dear God, you created us and know every part of us. Alone, we are not strong; but with you we can endure the challenges of life. Amen.

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Today's Reading
Isaiah 40:27-31

Thought for the Day

Today I will ask God to be my strength.

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