Hannah said, “I prayed for this child, and the Lord has granted me what I asked of him. So now I give him to the Lord.” - 1 Samuel 1:27-28 (NIV)

Shortly after I was born, my mother fell ill. Her doctor prescribed potent medication that severely impaired Mom’s ability to focus. But this didn’t stop her from sharing Christ with me, encouraging me in my studies, and cheering me on in sports. In spite of her pain and debilitating condition,...

Today's Prayer
Faithful God, help us to support those we love in their service to you. Amen.
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Today's Reading
1 Samuel 1:1-28

Thought for the Day

I can entrust those I love to God.

Prayer Focus

Faithful mothers

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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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