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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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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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