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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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When sexual assault is in the headlines...

"As the survivor of childhood trauma, I’ve come a long way in my healing process. This is thanks in part to years of therapy, a lot of hard work, and an incredible support network of family and friends. More so, it’s the result of learning to be still with God, to offer up my pain for God to transform, and to realize I am God’s beloved. I’m now in a place of peace, one that has stayed with me for several years now."