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[God] will wipe away every tear from their eyes. Death will be no more. There will be no mourning, crying, or pain anymore, for the former things have passed away. - Revelation 21:4 (CEB)

The past two years have held sadness and loss for our family. My dad died, I settled my mother into an assisted-living facility, and I had to empty and sell their home.

Sitting at Dad’s desk, I sorted papers and cried over his once-precise handwriting that had later become so...

Today's Prayer
Heavenly Father, thank you for your comfort in times of sadness. Help us to remember that you have overcome our earthly losses with your eternal provision. Amen.

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Today's Reading
Revelation 21:1-4

Thought for the Day

I can face earthly losses with courage, knowing I have an eternal home.

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