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Blessed are those who mourn, for 
they will be comforted. - Matthew 5:4 (NRSV)

I have mourned the death of my parents, a young niece, and many others; but nothing has been as difficult as the death of my husband, Wil. It has been four years since he died, and still I have days that are simply hard to get through. As Christians, both...

Today's Prayer
God of love and mercy, help those who mourn, and grant them comfort through faith in Christ, our Lord. In Jesus’ name. Amen.

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Today's Reading
Revelation 21:1-7

Thought for the Day

I can take comfort in the peace of Jesus Christ.

Prayer Focus

Someone whose spouse has died


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