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Do not grumble against one another. - James 5:9 (NRSV)

One night I woke up suddenly with a pounding heart and a dry throat. In a bad dream I had been arguing with my husband over a family issue. Some time back I had been deeply hurt by one of our family members. Over time I thought I had forgotten...

Today's Prayer
Our God and Father, we need your healing touch in our lives. Help us to remember your countless blessings so that we will do less grumbling and complaining and more loving and forgiving. Amen.

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Today's Reading
James 5:7-12

Thought for the Day

God can help me move beyond grumbling to forgiveness.

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Families in conflict


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