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I lift up my eyes to the hills — from where will my help come? My help comes from the Lord. - Psalm 121:1-2 (NRSV)

My announcement of “Brain break!” always brings relief and joy to my students. As a teacher, I have found that 13-year-olds are unable to sit through 70 minutes of even my most engaging science lessons. They need a break! A two-minute brain break gives them the opportunity to get out...

Today's Prayer
Thank you, God, for the peace and comfort you bring us even on our most stressful days. Amen.

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Today's Reading
Psalm 121:1-8

Thought for the Day

Spending time with God can bring me peace.

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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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