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Trust in the Lord forever, for in the Lord God you have an everlasting rock. - Isaiah 26:4 (NRSV)

I recently had two operations just six weeks apart to remove large kidney stones from both my kidneys. Following each operation I bemoaned the days I lost, unable to focus at home on reading, writing, or even watching television.

But those days had a different purpose in God’s plan: developing...

Today's Prayer
Gracious God, help us to appreciate our times of rest and healing as gifts of grace and not just burdens that we have to bear. Renew our strength. Amen.

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Today's Reading
Psalm 118:5-9

Thought for the Day

God’s presence and loving care will never disappoint me.

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