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God sets the lonely in families, he leads 
out the prisoners with singing. - Psalm 68:6 (NIV)

I have Asperger syndrome, a form of autism that makes social interactions difficult. My condition would make it hard for me to support a wife and family in the way I would want to. As a result, I decided it was best that I remain single. But one concern that...

Today's Prayer
Compassionate God, thank you for giving us the opportunity to belong to a kind and loving family. Amen.

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Today's Reading
Isaiah 46:3-4

Thought for the Day

As a Christian, I am part of the family of Christ.

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