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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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"In these strange new days...

...devoid of our regular routine and filled instead with uncertainty and a hum of anxiety, my husband and I have found the practice of joining The Upper Room each day at 11am (CST) via Facebook to pray, listen, and learn in community, including my sister in Houston. This is a much-needed healing balm." Join us on Facebook each day at 11AM Central.