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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.

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