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Blessed are those who mourn, for they will be comforted. - Matthew 5:4 (NRSV)

In July 2012, my wife Joyce died suddenly within 48 hours after shepherding me back home to Oklahoma after emergency surgery in Florida to save my leg. I was bereft. Not only was Joyce my best friend, my wife of 35 years, and the mother of our two children; she...

Today's Prayer
Thank you, Jesus, for your presence and guidance through scripture and the Holy Spirit. Amen.

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Today's Reading
Matthew 5:1-12

Thought for the Day

Even in my grief, God blesses me.

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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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