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Joshua set up twelve stones in the middle of the Jordan . . . and they are there to this day. - Joshua 4:9 (NRSV)

Several years ago, my husband and I felt content with our lives. We had five young children, a beautiful home, and were both working at jobs we loved. We thanked God regularly for all the good things in our lives. Then my husband was laid off. This news felt like...

Today's Prayer
Heavenly Father, help us to respond in faith when 
we face struggle, and bring to our minds the signs of your 
never-failing goodness to us. Amen.

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Today's Reading
Joshua 4:1-9

Thought for the Day

Even in difficult times, I will remember God’s faithfulness.

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I join many of those who will pray for you as you seek to discern what you are called to be at this moment. May God grant you the courage to fulfill that calling. May we all open our eyes and see the misery, open our ears and hear the cries of God’s people, and, like God through the Lord Jesus Christ, be incarnate amongst them.”

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