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The God of all grace, who has called you to his eternal glory in Christ, will himself restore, support, strengthen, and establish you. - 1 Peter 5:10 (NRSV)

As I was going through the difficult end of a marriage and moving into the even-more-challenging role of a single parent, I became an expert in hiding my emotions. In public I pretended to be confident and cheerful while in reality I was self-doubting, depressed, and drained.

At first I...

Today's Prayer
Loving God, may we always be aware of your closeness and willingness to carry our burdens. Amen.

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Today's Reading
Psalm 46:1-11

Thought for the Day

When I let go of control, I begin to see the way God can lighten my load.

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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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