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Weeping may linger for the night, but joy comes with the morning. - Psalm 30:5 (NRSV)

One night my young son, Nevin, came to me. Crying, he told me that he didn’t want to be alone; he wanted to stay with me. I held him, and I encouraged him by saying that God tells us not to be afraid. I reminded him of the verse over...

Today's Prayer
Loving God, replace our fear with hope as we wait for the joy of the morning. Amen.

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Today's Reading
Isaiah 41:9-13

Thought for the Day

God conquers my fears and brings hope and light to my darkness.

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Emmaus helped me laugh again, and it brought joy back to my life after the loss of my child. I am now stronger than ever in my walk with the Lord. And to this day, I continue to sponsor pilgrims to The Walk to Emmaus. In my local church, I have led our discipleship team and have had the opportunity to start new Sunday school classes and various women’s ministries. ¡De Colores!”

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