The Spirit helps us in our weakness. We do not know what we ought to pray for, but the Spirit himself intercedes for us through wordless groans. - Romans 8:26 (NIV)

“This one’s a firecracker!” the pediatrician said when my husband and I took our first child for her one-year physical. Extroverted and confident, Madison has lived up to that description ever since. Her little sister, Anna, is different. If someone outside our immediate family talked to Anna when she was...

Today's Prayer
Dear Lord, help us to listen for the Holy Spirit’s guidance to put our prayers on the right track. Amen.
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Today's Reading
Romans 8:25-28

Thought for the Day

When I listen for the Holy Spirit, my prayers can more fully follow God’s will.

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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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