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When Moses’ hands grew tired . . . Aaron and Hur held his hands up — one on one side, one on the other — so that his hands remained steady till sunset. - Exodus 17:12 (NIV)

I grew up on a farm where hard work was the norm. Muscles cramped, and chores seemed endless. When we needed a break, we often leaned against the closest fence. It propped us up while we drank cold water, wiped our faces, and wondered how much longer it was until...

Today's Prayer
Dear God, help us be vessels of your strength as we extend our hands in support of one another. Amen.

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Today's Reading
Exodus 17:8-16

Thought for the Day

God gives us hands to meet others’ needs.

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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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