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David wrote, “God, . . . earnestly I seek you; I thirst for you, my whole being longs for you, . . . . On 
my bed I remember you; I think of you through 
the watches of the night. Because you 
are my help, . . . . I cling to you." - Psalm 63:1, 6-8 (NIV)

A year had passed since Brion, my husband, died. My heart was still profoundly broken. One night, grief overwhelmed me. My Bible was beside me, but almost defiantly I pointed to the empty pillow, “God, I don’t want to read my Bible! I want to see Brion’s face. That’s what...

Today's Prayer
God of all comfort, thank you for seeing our need and hearing our cries. Help us to cling to you always. Amen.

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Today's Reading
Psalm 63:1-11

Thought for the Day

God hears the cries of my deepest loss.

Prayer Focus

Someone grieving a spouse


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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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