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Jesus said, “Peace! Be still!” - Mark 4:39 (NRSV)

My family and I had finally escaped homelessness and were fighting to start over. We had nothing — no furniture for the small apartment we rented, not even beds. We sat and slept on the floor. We had no dishes or pans for cooking. Everything we once owned had been...

Today's Prayer
Loving God, grant us the peace that only you can give us. Amen.

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Today's Reading
Mark 4:35-41

Thought for the Day

I can have the peace of God that passes all understanding. (See Phil. 4:7.)

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