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Do not be anxious about anything, but in every situation, by prayer and petition, with thanksgiving, present your requests to God. - Philippians 4:6 (NIV)

When our 4-year-old son was diagnosed with leukemia, my wife and I dropped everything and took up residence for a week in our son’s room at the local children’s hospital. We struggled to keep a brave outward appearance as we dealt with a barrage of tests and procedures and meetings...

Today's Prayer
Compassionate God, send peace to all those who worry over their health and the health of their loved ones. Fill us with peace that banishes our fears and anxieties. Amen.

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Today's Reading
Philippians 4:1-8

Thought for the Day

In the midst of trouble, I am surrounded by God’s peace.

Prayer Focus

Families OF CHILDREN WHO HAVE cancer


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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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