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[The Lord] said to me, “My grace is sufficient for you, for power is made perfect in weakness.” So, I will boast all the more gladly of my weaknesses, so that the power of Christ may dwell in me. - 2 Corinthians 12:9 (NRSV)

One very hot day, my lawn mower was not cooperating, so I went into the house to rest. My two young daughters were visiting grandparents, and I was lonely and grieving my wife’s recent death from cancer. While I was walking through the carport, a gentle breeze blew through the...

Today's Prayer
Dear Father, help us to trust you as we experience the struggles of life and come to know that your grace is always sufficient. In Jesus’ name. Amen.

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Today's Reading
2 Corinthians 12:6-10

Thought for the Day

Even in the midst of tragedy and grief, God’s grace is sufficient for 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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