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Cast all your anxiety on [God] 
because he cares for you. - 1 Peter 5:7 (NIV)

As the day for my annual colonoscopy approached, I was filled with anxiety that my cancer might have returned. Just one year prior, the doctor had found and removed several non-cancerous polyps. Though I had “beaten” colon cancer twice before, the “what-ifs” overwhelmed me. Finally, I’d had enough. I was...

Today's Prayer
Dear God, help us to trust you with our negative thoughts so that you can help us to see the blessings all around us. Amen.

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Today's Reading
1 Peter 5:6-10

Thought for the Day

God helps me replace my anxieties with hope.

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