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I wait for the Lord more than watchmen wait for the morning. - Psalm 130:6 (NIV)

Over the course of 28 years of ministry, I’ve sat with hundreds of families in dozens of hospital waiting rooms. It’s an agonizing time filled with sorrow, loneliness, and fear. Virtually every family tells me that waiting is the worst part. No one seems to enjoy this kind of sad,...

Today's Prayer
Loving God, fill our lives with hope that moves us to acts of kindness. Amen.

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Today's Reading
Psalm 130:5-8

Thought for the Day

This Advent, I will wait in eager anticipation for the Lord.

Prayer Focus

Families with sick loved ones


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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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