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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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Emmaus helped me laugh again, and it brought joy back to my life after the loss of my child. I am now stronger than ever in my walk with the Lord. And to this day, I continue to sponsor pilgrims to The Walk to Emmaus. In my local church, I have led our discipleship team and have had the opportunity to start new Sunday school classes and various women’s ministries. ¡De Colores!”

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