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Be strong and courageous. Do not be afraid; do not be discouraged, for the Lord your God will 
be with you wherever you go. - Joshua 1:9 (NIV)

When my daughter was two years old, I needed to take her to daycare so that I could work. She had terrible separation anxiety; she clung tightly to me and cried when I tried to leave.
One day I took her hand and kissed her palm several times. Then I...

Today's Prayer
Holy Spirit, when we feel anxious or afraid, pour your comfort into our hearts to remind us of your constant presence and love for us. Amen.

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Today's Reading
Joshua 1:1-9

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