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Come to me, all you that are weary and are carrying heavy burdens, and I will give you rest. Take my yoke upon you For my yoke is easy, and my burden is light. - Matthew 11:28-30 (NRSV)

I have been in prison for more than 19 years, and sometimes I think that nobody understands the brokenness and loneliness I experience. In those times, I remind myself what Jesus went through, and I know that he understands my pain. He came to the world to be one of...

Today's Prayer
Dear Lord, help us to remember that you understand our difficulties and that you promise to heal our brokenness when we turn to you. Amen.

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Today's Reading
Matthew 27:45-56

Thought for the Day

Jesus loves the lonely and heals those who hurt.

Prayer Focus

Those who are lonely


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