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[Simeon] was righteous and devout, looking forward to the consolation of Israel, and the Holy Spirit rested on him. - Luke 2:25 (NRSV)

I find I often lack perseverance and patience in my faith, but I am inspired by the example of my grandparents. They lived through the terror of a Communist regime, but they were not broken by the disappointments of the world. My grandparents prepared to wait a long time and...

Today's Prayer
Dear Lord, help us to await your coming with perseverance and strong faith. Amen.

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Today's Reading
Luke 2:25-35

Thought for the Day

Who has inspired me to persevere in faith?

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