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The [disciples] were amazed and asked, “What kind of man is this? Even the winds and the waves obey him!” - Matthew 8:27 (NIV)

When I was 10 years old, I went on my first plane ride and fell asleep during the flight. To my surprise the landing was a bit rocky. I awoke in a panic and grabbed my father’s arm, feeling sure that we were going to die. He took my hand...

Today's Prayer
Dear Lord, help us to hold on to you when life gets shaky. Remind us to call on you during the storm. Amen.

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Today's Reading
Matthew 8:23-27

Thought for the Day

When life gets rocky, I will call on Jesus.

Prayer Focus

Airline pilots


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