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Cast all your anxiety on [God], because he cares for you. - 1 Peter 5:7 (NRSV)

My Boston Terrier, Fester, loves the game of fetch. Often when he brings the ball back, he will not let go of it and instead it becomes a game of tug-of-war. I tell Fester that if he wants to play fetch, he has to let go of the ball. This...

Today's Prayer
Dear Lord, help us to cast our cares on you, knowing that when we let you handle them, you always have the best solution. Amen.

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Today's Reading
Psalm 28:6-9

Thought for the Day

Whatever today brings, I will let God handle it.

Prayer Focus

Those struggling to let go


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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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