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The Lord said, “Do not fear, for I am with you.” - Isaiah 41:10 (NIV)

For many years I carried a secret fear that people would find out that my family and I had once been homeless. The rejection I had felt when I was homeless was very painful, and I did not want to feel that pain again. My children would beg for their...

Today's Prayer
Dear Father, thank you for always being with us, for giving us a faith stronger than any fears. Amen.

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Today's Reading
Isaiah 41:9-10

Thought for the Day

Faith in God canovercome all fear.

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