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Jesus often withdrew to lonely places and prayed. - Luke 5:16 (NIV)

Once or twice a year, my husband’s uncle would drive from his Indiana home to a northwestern desert. He said he needed to get away from everything and spend some time just sitting on a rock. He usually combined his trips with mission work, meeting various needs in the area....

Today's Prayer
Thank you, Father, for meeting us in solitude and giving us strength when we turn to you. Amen.

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Today's Reading
Mark 1:35-39

Thought for the Day

Where do I spend one-on-one time with God?

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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