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The psalmist wrote, “The Lord is my light and my salvation — whom shall I fear? The Lord is the stronghold of my life — of whom shall I be afraid?” - Psalm 27:1 (NIV)

When our girls were young, the older ones would play “I’m gonna getcha” with whoever was the youngest at the time. Invariably, the youngest would run to me or her mother and attempt to hide behind our legs. She knew that she was safe as long as we were around....

Today's Prayer
Dear Lord, help us to bask in your presence at all times. Amen.

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Today's Reading
Psalm 27:1-14

Thought for the Day

God’s constant presence gives me confidence to face my fears.

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