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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...

Today's Prayer
Dear God, thank you for faithfully sustaining us through all the grief and trials that we face. Amen.

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Today's Reading
1 Peter 5:6-11

Thought for the Day

In the midst of my suffering, God will help me to help others.

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