Very early in the morning, while it was still dark, Jesus got up, left the house and went off to a solitary place, where he prayed. - Mark 1:35 (NIV)

“I’m overwhelmed,” I confessed to my boss. I had fallen behind on a number of projects at home and at work. Each day seemed to bring a new high-priority issue to my email inbox, my desk at work, or my front door; and I had gotten off track. After listening...

Today's Prayer
Father God, when life’s demands distract us, help us to remember the importance of spending regular time in your presence. Amen.
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Today's Reading
Mark 1:29-39

Thought for the Day

Spending time with God is the most important thing today.

Prayer Focus

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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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