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I lift up my eyes to the mountains — where does my help come from? My help comes from the Lord, 
the Maker of heaven and earth. - Psalm 121:1-2 (NIV)

Because my husband works in another city, I have the responsibility of taking care of our two teenage sons and my elderly mother-in-law. Sometimes my life gets stressful as I try to manage everything alone.
Recently, I was driving my family to worship on Sunday morning. I wanted to reach...

Today's Prayer
Heavenly Father, thank you for your unending love. In times of distress and weakness, strengthen and renew us. In Jesus’ name we pray. Amen.

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Today's Reading
Psalm 121:1-6

Thought for the Day

God always surprises me.

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I wish . . . when I was a child . . .

"This is absolutely lovely! How I wish I had been exposed or otherwise taught this beautiful lesson exactly as it is written here when I was a child. Going on 60 years old now, I am just coming to believe the words contained in this piece. As I look back on my life now, I suspect that my feelings of unworthiness of God’s love began at a very young age. Not explicitly, by which I mean to say that I was never told that I was not worthy of God’s love and mercy, but rather implicitly, through my experiences with simple human error and a constant focus on perfection and pleasing others. I cannot express to you how beautiful this piece is to me; I can only tell you that it touches me very deeply. Thank you!" Read more about Pockets.