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The psalmist wrote, “Your word is a lamp 
for my feet, a light on my path.” - Psalm 119:105 (NIV)

Every morning that summer it was just me, my Bible, and a snake. I had flown 750 miles across the country to work at a summer camp. While it was a remarkable place, I couldn’t shake the feeling of loneliness. On the outside, I was the typical camp counselor —...

Today's Prayer
Dear God, thank you for meeting us today and every day. We need you more than the bread we eat and the air we breathe. Amen.

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Today's Reading
Lamentations 3:22-26

Thought for the Day

God is good to me — all the time.

Prayer Focus

Youth away from home


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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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