After Job had prayed for his friends, the Lord restored his fortunes and gave him twice as much as he had before. - Job 42:10 (NIV)

Not long after I turned 40, my health started going downhill. I experienced loss of appetite, sleeplessness, weight loss, and irrational thinking. My marriage was in trouble, and our oldest child was heading to college. I had always been able to fix most things fairly easily, but this was different....

Today's Prayer
Dear Lord, through our darkest and brightest days we give thanks for your unending love for us. Amen.
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Today's Reading
Job 42:10-13

Thought for the Day

God’s love will carry me through my darkest days.

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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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