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Do not fear, for I am with you; do not 
be dismayed, for I am your God. - Isaiah 41:10 (NIV)

Lightning zipped across the sky with thunder roaring on its heels, as we drove from downtown Seattle to Duvall, Washington. From the back seat my nine-year-old great-niece cried out in fear. Twisting around, I saw her small body shaking and tears streaming down her cheeks. I felt helpless because I...

Today's Prayer
God of all comfort, thank you for your constant presence with us and for your word that assures us of protection and comfort. Amen.

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Today's Reading
Matthew 28:1-10, 16-20

Thought for the Day

When fears and doubts arise, I can rely on God’s promises.

Prayer Focus

Those who are fearful


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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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