Paul wrote, “[The Lord] said to me, ‘My grace is sufficient for you, for my power is made perfect in weakness.’” - 2 Corinthians 12:9 (NIV)

As a nurse in a busy surgical-oncology unit, I was feeling depleted. Slumped into a pew in the quiet hospital chapel, I gazed mindlessly at a group of candles in the corner. One flickered weakly. “How will I get through this shift, Lord? I feel like that candle — about...

Today's Prayer
Thank you, Lord, for the presence of your Spirit and your power within us this day. Amen.

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Today's Reading
2 Corinthians 12:1-10

Thought for the Day

When I am weak, I can find strength in God’s power.

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