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Jesus said, “Do not let your hearts be troubled. You believe in God; believe also in me. My Father’s house has many rooms; if that were not so, would I have told you that I am going there to prepare a place for you?” - John 14:1-2 (NIV)

When Paulette, my wife of 50 years, died suddenly of a heart attack, I was not prepared for the devastation her loss would cause in my life. But I turned to my faith to sustain me through the grief and sorrow.

Although I have missed Paulette so much, I have...

Today's Prayer
Compassionate God, give us strength to endure the pain over the loss of our loved ones and to find peace in knowing that they are in their heavenly home. Amen.

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Today's Reading
John 14:1-6

Thought for the Day

“You, Lord, are a shield around me” (Ps. 3:3).

Prayer Focus

Gratitude for God’s eternal love


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