Bear one another’s burdens, and in this way you will fulfill the law of Christ. - Galatians 6:2 (NRSV)

Sometimes when people receive life-threatening news, they can become stuck on an endless cycle of paralyzing fear. But from the time I was diagnosed with stage-four breast cancer, I have been surrounded by prayers and encouragement from multitudes of people. As a result, time and again as this journey continues,...

Today's Prayer
Dear Lord, thank you for those who have helped to carry our burdens. Help us to share the burdens of others. Amen.
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Today's Reading
Psalm 40:1-5

Thought for the Day

Whose burden is God calling me to help relieve today?

Prayer Focus

Cancer patients


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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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