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This poor soul cried, and was heard by the Lord, and was saved from every trouble. - Psalm 34:6 (NRSV)

In March 2003 I had a serious stroke. It was an especially difficult time because I am left-handed and was paralyzed on my left side for quite a while. I don’t believe the doctors expected me to recover, but God had another plan. I did recover, went back to college,...

Today's Prayer
Dear Lord, thank you for the privilege and responsibility of prayer. May we use our difficulties as a way to encourage others. In Jesus’ name. Amen.

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Today's Reading
Psalm 34:1-8

Thought for the Day

Today, I am thankful for the privilege of prayer.

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