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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.

Prayer Focus

Gratitude for someone who has helped me

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Emmaus helped me laugh again, and it brought joy back to my life after the loss of my child. I am now stronger than ever in my walk with the Lord. And to this day, I continue to sponsor pilgrims to The Walk to Emmaus. In my local church, I have led our discipleship team and have had the opportunity to start new Sunday school classes and various women’s ministries. ¡De Colores!”

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