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Jesus began to weep. - John 11:35 (NRSV)

As I wrote this devotional, it was exactly 34 years ago on Father’s Day that my mother and I stood by my father’s hospital bed to say our final goodbyes. Even after all these years I still miss him. Although I was feeling my own personal pain, it was my...

Today's Prayer
Living God, give us the courage and love to be present with those who are grieving and to be channels of your comfort to those who are hurting. Amen.

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Today's Reading
John 11:32-44

Thought for the Day

God is with me in my joys and in my sorrows.

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Seeing young people, both men and women, participate in and write their testimonies at The Upper Room daily devotional writers’ workshop in Yangon, 2019, has been a highlight for me. The event and testimonies led to the publication of the first Lenten devotional in the Myanmar language. I truly believe that through The Upper Room ministry, the Lord will continue to equip people in Myanmar to grow and to share the gospel of Jesus Christ.”

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