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Paul wrote, “Gladly therefore will I rather glory in my infirmities, that the power of Christ may rest upon me.” - 2 Corinthians 12:9 (KJV)

Whenever my life takes a rough turn, I often dwell not only on the current source of my frustration but also challenges I have faced in the past. During one of those difficult times, the lines from a song about how we have to live with our scars came to...

Today's Prayer
Jesus, our Wounded Healer, remind us that you understand our suffering and have the power to make us new. Amen.

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Today's Reading
2 Corinthians 12:7-10

Thought for the Day

I will praise God, who has redeemed and restored me.

Prayer Focus

To see my scars as a sign of healing


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