We . . . glory in our sufferings, because we know that suffering produces perseverance; perseverance, character; and character, hope. - Romans 5:3-4 (NIV)

At age 26 and after years of graduate study, I was newly married and beginning my career. I was young, happy, and ambitious. Then after unexplained pain and months of uncertainty, I was diagnosed with a rare disorder. The disorder has become a lifelong combination of days of discomfort and...

Today's Prayer
Dear God, in times of discomfort, help us to see opportunities to grow in our faith. Amen.
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Today's Reading
Romans 5:1-6

Thought for the Day

God is my strength.

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