The Lord is my strength and my defense; he has become my salvation. - Psalm 118:14 (NIV)

The December flight home was late, long, and lonely as I grieved the unexpected loss of my brother. Forty-one was too young to die. I prayed for strength to face his funeral and a Christmas without him. I had yet to mail cards or finish shopping. I had not decorated...

Today's Prayer
Abba Father, thank you for the gift of your Son, for your comfort in loss, and the hope of heaven. In Jesus’ name. Amen.
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Today's Reading
Psalm 118:1-14

Thought for the Day

I can comfort others as God has comforted me.

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Gratitude for someone who has helped me

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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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