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The psalmist wrote, “My help comes from the Lord, the Maker of heaven and earth.” - Psalm 121:2 (NIV)

I usually begin each new year with a feeling of excitement at the chance for new beginnings. But the first month of 2014 did not hold much hope. My four-year-old son, Ben, was lying helpless in a hospital bed with a traumatic brain injury. For our family, a sense of...

Today's Prayer
Thank you, Lord, for the blessing of your Holy Spirit who intercedes for us when we are at our weakest. Amen.

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Today's Reading
Romans 8:18-27

Thought for the Day

When I don’t have the words, the Spirit intercedes for me.

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Jesus is speaking to us . . .

"Many of us are used to the idea that we might speak to God or to Jesus. Maybe at times it feels like shouting into the darkness or whatnot, but it’s not hard to do—at least as an imaginative exercise. What’s harder—even imaginatively—is to try to hear Jesus speaking to us. Are we just making things up? Are we just using Jesus as a puppet to say whatever we want to hear?" READ MORE