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Jesus said to his disciples, “I will not leave you as orphans; I will come to you.” - John 14:18 (NIV)

My father showed symptoms that made us fear he had suffered a stroke. I suddenly had a terrifying thought: What if my father died? I felt that my life would be extremely heavy if I had to live without my father. Among other concerns, I wondered what would happen to...

Today's Prayer
Loving God, whenever we feel alone in our struggles, help us to remember that you are always with us. Amen.

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Today's Reading
John 14:15-31

Thought for the Day

Whatever the future brings, God will be there to give me strength.

Prayer Focus

Children caring for their parents


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I join many of those who will pray for you as you seek to discern what you are called to be at this moment. May God grant you the courage to fulfill that calling. May we all open our eyes and see the misery, open our ears and hear the cries of God’s people, and, like God through the Lord Jesus Christ, be incarnate amongst them.” 

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