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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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Seeing young people, both men and women, participate in and write their testimonies at The Upper Room daily devotional writers’ workshop in Yangon, 2019, has been a highlight for me. The event and testimonies led to the publication of the first Lenten devotional in the Myanmar language. I truly believe that through The Upper Room ministry, the Lord will continue to equip people in Myanmar to grow and to share the gospel of Jesus Christ.”

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