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Cast all your anxiety on [God], 
because he cares for you. - 1 Peter 5:7 (NRSV)

Several years ago, I decided to start living in a healthier way. After eating better and exercising I lost a total of 50 pounds. I slept better, my knees and feet stopped hurting, and my cholesterol dropped. But I didn’t know how big a difference I’d made until I went...

Today's Prayer
Dear Jesus, help us surrender our burdens to you so that we may live joyfully. Amen.

Today's Reading
Matthew 11:28-30

Thought for the Day

What Lenten practice will help me to live more freely in Christ?

Prayer Focus

To lay down MY burdens 
 during Lent

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