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How can young people keep their way pure? By guarding it according to your word. - Psalm 119:9 (NRSV)

I am a teenager and an international student from China living with a host family in the United States. Recently I made a huge mistake and lost my host family’s trust. When I admitted my mistake, I accepted my punishment.
For two months I was not allowed to participate in...

Today's Prayer
Loving God, lead us in your paths of goodness and truth. When we falter, we trust your forgiving grace to offer us a fresh start. Amen.

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Psalm 119:9-16

Thought for the Day

God’s forgiveness offers us a way through any struggle.

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