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Blessed are those who mourn, 
for they will be comforted. - Matthew 5:4 (NIV)

I always assumed that I would have children. A year after my husband and I married, we were ecstatic to learn that we were expecting our first child. But two weeks later, we lost the child to an early miscarriage, and we were left reeling in grief. It was incredible...

Today's Prayer
Dear God, thank you for comforting us when we mourn. Remind us that mourning is a blessing, for it draws us closer to you. Amen.

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Today's Reading
Jeremiah 31:12-14

Thought for the Day

Mourning leads me to seek God’s comfort.

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