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If anyone is in Christ, there is a new creation: everything old has passed away; see, everything has become new! - 2 Corinthians 5:17 (NRSV)

I was born in Ryazan, Russia, in 1999. My parents were alcoholics who took me to bars when I was very young. A few days after my third birthday they lost their rights to keep me, and I was placed in an orphanage. The orphanage was full — about 40...

Today's Prayer
Dear Lord, thank you for turning our night into day — redeeming us and giving us second chances. Amen.

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Today's Reading
Genesis 50:15-21

Thought for the Day

I know that my future is in God’s hands.

Prayer Focus

Someone beginning a new life


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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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