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[Jesus] said to [the apostles], “Come with me by yourselves to a quiet place and get some rest.” - Mark 6:31 (NIV)

I love my job teaching seventh grade, but it is quite demanding. All day I deal with students’ needs and questions: “May I get some water?” “May I go to the nurse?” “I don’t understand number three.” Between classes, I have meetings, parent conferences, and endless photocopying. It is an...

Today's Prayer
Dear God, thank you for moments of solitude to connect with you. May we seek such moments often. Amen.

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Today's Reading
Luke 22:39-43

Thought for the Day

Where can I find solitude to reconnect with God today?

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