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Do not worry, saying, “What will we eat?” or 
“What will we drink?” or “What will we 
wear?” For . . . your heavenly Father 
knows that you need all these things. - Matthew 6:31-32 (NRSV)

In June 2016 Michael, my beloved husband of 37 years, passed away. He was diagnosed with pancreatic cancer, given maybe six months at most, and sent home with hospice care on Friday. On Tuesday, he was gone, and my life came crashing down. I felt buffeted by grief, pain, tears,...

Today's Prayer
Gracious and merciful God, thank you for being with us in our joy and in our sorrow. Amen.

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Today's Reading
Matthew 6:25-34

Thought for the Day

Even in my deepest grief, God is present.

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Patience

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