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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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"Thank you for the creative teams [of The Upper Room] who are working together to share the power of prayer around the world. You have collaborated with everyone working from our homes to share the gifts of hope, love, grace, and peace." (Written in response to The Upper Room COVID-19 response efforts). View Jaqui's video contribution to the initiative, helping us create space and time for God in these anxious times.