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There is a time for everything, and a season for every activity under the heavens: a time 
to be born and a time to die. - Ecclesiastes 3:1-2 (NIV)

My mother died on Mother’s Day — the day she and I usually celebrated by remembering when she gave birth to me and heard my first breath. But on that Mother’s Day I was telling my mother how much I loved her as she drew her last breath. I kept...

Today's Prayer
Dear God, thank you for the lessons we have learned from those whose faith is unwavering. Amen.

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Today's Reading
Ecclesiastes 3:1-8

Thought for the Day

I can find God’s presence in my life every day.

Prayer Focus

Someone grieving the loss 
of a mother


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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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