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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.

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