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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.

Prayer Focus

People with traumatic brain injuries


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I join many of those who will pray for you as you seek to discern what you are called to be at this moment. May God grant you the courage to fulfill that calling. May we all open our eyes and see the misery, open our ears and hear the cries of God’s people, and, like God through the Lord Jesus Christ, be incarnate amongst them.” 

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