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[The woman] begged Jesus to drive the 
demon out of her daughter. - Mark 7:26 (NIV)

Seventy years ago, at the age of two, I lay strapped to a board for several months. This was the only form of medical help available to those who had infantile paralysis, or polio. Even though the doctor gave me little hope of walking, my mother’s faithfulness and relentless prayer...

Today's Prayer
Dear Lord, thank you for your constant presence in our lives. Help us to lean on you for strength and guidance. Amen.

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Today's Reading
Mark 7:24-30

Thought for the Day

How can I be more faithful in my prayer life?

Prayer Focus

People with Polio


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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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