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The Lord says, “. . . When you pass through the waters, I will be with you; and when you pass through the rivers, they will not sweep over you.” - Isaiah 43:1-2 (NIV)

An overwhelming number of commitments and a weighty course load left me physically and spiritually exhausted at the end of the college semester. To make matters worse, the weather seemed to mirror my feelings; it had rained for an entire week.

The evening before my last two exams, the rain...

Today's Prayer
Dear God, when we are overwhelmed, remind us of the calm, strength, and counsel that faith in you provides. Amen.

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Today's Reading
Isaiah 43:1-7

Thought for the Day

Regardless of what weighs me down, I know that the Lord is with me.

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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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