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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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