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[God] 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 1:4 (NIV)

I was deeply saddened when I received the news that a good friend from our congregation had died of cancer. This brought back memories of the deaths of my mother and sister after their struggles with terminal disease. I could not hold back my tears.

My three-year-old son came over...

Today's Prayer
God of everlasting love, help us to persevere in our faith journey. Amen.

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Today's Reading
2 Corinthians 1:3-7

Thought for the Day

God renews me in unexpected ways.

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