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Praise be to . . . the Father of compassion . . . who comforts us in all our troubles, so that we can comfort those in any trouble with the comfort we ourselves receive from God. - 2 Corinthians 1:3-4 (NIV)

Just before Christmas, a woman with whom I was falling in love informed me that she was dating someone else. I was crushed and shed many tears. At some point, however, I thought to seek out people also dealing with loss. Within a month, I was able to aid a...

Today's Prayer
Dear Father, in our hurt, give us courage to feel the hurts of others and a desire to share your comfort with them. In Jesus’ name. Amen.

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Today's Reading
Luke 10:25-37

Thought for the Day

God wants me to share the comfort I have received with others.

Prayer Focus

Someone in a Broken Relationship


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