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The God of all comfort . . . comforts us in all our troubles, so that we can comfort those in any trouble with the comfort we ourselves receive from God. - 2 Corinthians 1:3-4 (NIV)

When at the age of 26 I moved to a bustling new city far from friends and family, I was overcome with loneliness. I began to pray: “Father, it’s miserable being lonely, and I know I’m not the only one. Thank you that I can empathize a little better with...

Today's Prayer
Dear Father, thank you for shepherding us so well. Amen.

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Today's Reading
2 Corinthians 1:1-7

Thought for the Day

While I comfort others, God comforts me.

Prayer Focus

Gratitude for God’s guidance


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