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The Lord said to Paul, “My grace is sufficient for you, for power is made perfect in weakness.” - 2 Corinthians 12:9 (NRSV)

Although I’ve never been formally diagnosed, I look back over my childhood and recognize the symptoms of a learning disability now called dyslexia. A good memory helped me in school; but insecurity, doubt, and low self-esteem made me question my value. As I struggled to overcome obstacles, hurts, and disappointments,...

Today's Prayer
Thank you, God, for never giving up on us. Help us remember that we are “fearfully and wonderfully made.” Amen.

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Today's Reading
Psalm 139:13-18

Thought for the Day

I can find my value in the loving grace of God.

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Those Struggling with 
 learning disorders


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