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This is the day that the Lord has made; 
let us rejoice and be glad in it. - Psalm 118:24 (NRSV)

My husband and I were going through some difficult times with work-related stress and financial worries. We had moved back to the United States after living in another country. We accepted the first jobs we were offered. Pinching pennies became a way of life as we struggled to pay our...

Today's Prayer
Loving Father, help us to allow the joy of your world to reach us even during times of stress. Amen.

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Today's Reading
Psalm 118:21-24

Thought for the Day

God made today, and that is a reason to rejoice!

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