Rejoice always, pray continually, give thanks in all circumstances; for this is God’s will for you in Christ Jesus. - 1 Thessalonians 5:16-18 (NIV)

I began the Camino de Santiago, the Way of Saint James, weighed down by issues in my life and with a deep sense of tiredness. My spouse and I had decided to undertake this journey to have some time out of our frantic everyday lives. We hoped to rest, be...

Today's Prayer
Dear God, open our eyes to all that we have to be grateful for. Thank you for awakening a sense of gratitude in our hearts. Amen.
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Today's Reading
Psalm 30:4-12

Thought for the Day

God has given me much to be grateful for.

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