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“I know the plans I have for you,” declares the Lord, “plans to prosper you and not to harm you, plans to give you hope and a future.” - Jeremiah 29:11 (NIV)

During a particularly dark moment, after nearly two years of chronic depression I decided to take my own life. I could not find a reason to move forward. I had lost hope, even moving away from God. As I tried to carry out my plan for suicide, a song of...

Today's Prayer
Thank you, God, for always being with us and for loving us. Help us to encourage one another and to look for opportunities to share hope with those who suffer. Amen.

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Today's Reading
Isaiah 49:8-10

Thought for the Day

I am of infinite value because God loves 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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