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Elijah said to Elisha, “Tell me what I may do for you, before I am taken from you.” Elisha said, “Please let me inherit a double share of your spirit.” - 2 Kings 2:9 (NRSV)

Recently, I received an email regarding a friend who was struggling with serious issues after surgery. “Please join us in prayer tomorrow at 9:10 am,” the message said. Usually I would rather pray with someone face-to-face than online, but that day was different. Friends from all over responded to the...

Today's Prayer
Dear God, grant us the guidance of your spirit to remain faithful to family and friends. Amen.

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Today's Reading
2 Kings 2:1-12

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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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