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May you be made strong . . . and may you be prepared to endure everything with patience, while joyfully giving thanks to the Father, who has enabled you to share in the inheritance of the saints in the light. - Colossians 1:11-12 (NRSV)

After a night at the children’s hospital with our daughter, I did not welcome the telephone ringing at 7:00 a.m. I saw that the call was from my oldest son, Barry, who had been in another hospital for a few days with the flu. Irritated by the early hour, I...

Today's Prayer
Loving Father, thank you for your presence with us in our challenges. Help us draw strength from you. In Jesus’ name we pray. Amen.

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Today's Reading
Daniel 3:13-30

Thought for the Day

God will be with me through any difficulty.

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