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Hannah said, “I prayed for this child, and the Lord has granted me what I asked of him.” - 1 Samuel 1:27 (NIV)

In April, basketball season was ending. I loved coaching and working with the girls but had always longed for a child of my own. When a friend suggested adoption, I began thinking and praying about it, and I felt God nudging me to adopt a child. So after 25 years...

Today's Prayer
Dear God, thank you for the world’s greatest gift, Jesus Christ. We praise your holy name. Amen.

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Today's Reading
Luke 1:46-55

Thought for the Day

Nothing can limit God’s power.

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