Many are the afflictions of the righteous, but the Lord rescues them from them all. - Psalm 34:19 (NRSV)

During my senior year of college, all was well in my world. I planned to go to seminary and to marry my college sweetheart. But then she broke up with me. A few days later my Marine Corps Reserve unit was activated to go to Iraq, and I was told...

Today's Prayer
Lord Jesus, help us to follow your example and draw close to God, even when it seems like our world is falling apart. Amen.

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Today's Reading
Psalm 34:4-19

Thought for the Day

Today I will remember that God is with me in my troubles.

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