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Turn from evil and do good; seek 
peace and pursue it. - Psalm 34:14 (NIV)

Frustrating days and sleepless nights prompted me to share my troubling situation with my friend Jerry when we met for our weekly prayer time. I asked Jerry for advice. He cautiously offered me some suggestions, but they brought no clear solution to my dilemma. Later, though, when Jerry prayed, “Lord,...

Today's Prayer
Dear Father God, give us your peace which is beyond our understanding so that we can face today’s struggles with courage. Amen.

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Today's Reading
John 14:23-27

Thought for the Day

How will I seek God’s peace today?

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