Margie Lank (New Hampshire, USA)
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Cast thy burden upon the Lord and he shall sustain thee: he shall never suffer the righteous to be moved. - Psalm 55:22 (KJV)
As I was reading my Upper Room devotion one day, I ran across today’s quoted verse. Next to it in my Bible, I had written: “won’t remove the burden but ‘He shall sustain thee.’” I had written that note long before I lost my beloved husband after nearly 48 years...
In the midst of my suffering, God will help me to help others.
Those mourning the loss of a spouse
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While several strategies for reopening the world are being discussed, I encourage you—the people of God everywhere—to allow this season to be a formative one during which you can make new discoveries about God and increase your faith. Use this time to embark on a life of prayer, a life of study, and a life of action—involvement in the community.”