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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.

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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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Jesus is speaking to us . . .

"Many of us are used to the idea that we might speak to God or to Jesus. Maybe at times it feels like shouting into the darkness or whatnot, but it’s not hard to do—at least as an imaginative exercise. What’s harder—even imaginatively—is to try to hear Jesus speaking to us. Are we just making things up? Are we just using Jesus as a puppet to say whatever we want to hear?" READ MORE