The Lord himself goes before you and will be with you; he will never leave you nor forsake you. Do not be afraid; do not be discouraged. - Deuteronomy 31:8 (NIV)

When I was eight years old, I fell on a broken bottle; the glass cut my knee to the bone. The doctors stitched up my wound and wrapped my leg from my hip to below my knee. Every night my dad had to carry me up the stairs to bed....

Today's Prayer
Loving God, thank you for carrying and holding us. When we have fallen, when we are broken, when we can no longer move, you call, “Do not be afraid.” In every situation of our lives help us to rest in you. Amen.
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Today's Reading
Psalm 46:1-7

Thought for the Day

Through all the ups and downs of my life, God says, “I’ve got you.”

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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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