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The light shines in the darkness, and the darkness has not overcome it. - John 1:5 (NIV)

When my phone rang at 6:00 on that Sunday morning, it was my wife, Cherri, calling with news that her father had died. In my sorrow, I realized that I needed to plan for others to assume my responsibilities at church, inform our children of their grandfather’s death, and prepare...

Today's Prayer
God of light and love, help us to sense your nearness in these days. Be for us a light in the darkness of our lives. Amen.

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Today's Reading
John 1:1-14

Thought for the Day

Christ’s light dispels the darkness in my life.

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I join many of those who will pray for you as you seek to discern what is it that you are called to be at this moment. May God grant you the courage. 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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