Very early in the morning, while it was still dark, Jesus got up, left the house and went off to a solitary place, where he prayed. - Mark 1:35 (NIV)

When we push our bodies to work without adequate rest or nutrition, we get sick. The same is true of our spiritual lives. During challenging times we may become pessimistic, indifferent to our calling as believers, or filled with worry and fear. But Jesus shows us the way to feed...

Today's Prayer
Dear Lord, please give us honest and humble hearts so that we may find joy and renewed energy to face the day ahead. Amen.
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Today's Reading
Matthew 26:36-44

Thought for the Day

Where is my solitary place to meet God?

Prayer Focus

My family


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