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This poor soul cried, and was heard by the Lord, and was saved from every trouble. - Psalm 34:6 (NRSV)

My five-year-old daughter was eager to help me bake a fruitcake, fetching the flour and the sultanas from the pantry as I read out the ingredients in turn. “Eggs,” 
I said, and she opened the fridge. I briefly turned away to retrieve the egg beater from the drawer and crash!...

Today's Prayer
Loving Father, we bring to you what is broken in our lives. We place the pieces in your loving hands as we ask for and accept your help. Amen.

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Today's Reading
Psalm 34:1-8

Thought for the Day

When I can’t see a way forward, God can.

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