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Jesus came and stood among them and said, 
“Peace be with you.” - John 20:19 (NRSV)

At the end of the eight-mile hike to the top of Half-Dome in Yosemite National Park, we came face-to-face with the metal cables that would guide us to the top. Our whole group had hiked for hours, but when I finally saw the cables I refused to climb them, feeling...

Today's Prayer
Loving God, thank you for your persistent love that brings you alongside us even in our difficult and painful moments of doubt. Amen.

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Today's Reading
John 20:19-29

Thought for the Day

Even in my times of deepest doubt, God is present.

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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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