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This slight momentary affliction is preparing us for an eternal weight of glory beyond all measure. - 2 Corinthians 4:17 (NRSV)

When I was in high school, we had “hills day.” A group of us jogged to a hill that overlooks a lake, and the coach called out, “Ten times, up and down.” The first two laps were invigorating because the group tackled the hill together. But by lap nine, I...

Today's Prayer
Dear Father, help us to lift our eyes to you in challenging times. Remind us that our earthly troubles will seem small when we stand in the presence of your glory. Amen.

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Today's Reading
2 Corinthians 4:7-18

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