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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.

Prayer Focus

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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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