I will lead the blind by ways they have not known, along unfamiliar paths I will guide them; I will turn the darkness into light before them and make the rough places smooth. These are the things I will do; I will not forsake them. - Isaiah 42:16 (NIV)

When I was a young girl growing up in rural northeast Georgia, we would visit my grandmother every other year for Christmas in Rhode Island. Though I was excited to see my grandmother, I always dreaded one part of the trip — driving through the Lincoln Tunnel. The tunnel was...

Today's Prayer
Dear God, help us to stay focused on you and your light during the dark, scary experiences of life. Amen.
Listen to the Devotional

Log In to leave a comment
Today's Reading
John 8:12-14

Thought for the Day

God’s light will lead me through any challenge.

Prayer Focus

Those who struggle to be hopeful

Respond by posting a prayer.

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.” 

View a growing list of resources for the spiritual work of overcoming racism.