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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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Seeing young people, both men and women, participate in and write their testimonies at The Upper Room daily devotional writers’ workshop in Yangon, 2019, has been a highlight for me. The event and testimonies led to the publication of the first Lenten devotional in the Myanmar language. I truly believe that through The Upper Room ministry, the Lord will continue to equip people in Myanmar to grow and to share the gospel of Jesus Christ.”

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