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Be alert and of sober mind. Your enemy the devil prowls around like a roaring lion looking for someone to devour. - 1 Peter 5:8 (NIV)

Newborn elephants are susceptible to attacks from predators like lions and hyenas. As a mother elephant gives birth, the herd gathers to protect her and the newborn.

My daughter’s family is going through a difficult time. For us, gathered elephants symbolize the protection her community gives her by their prayers....

Today's Prayer
Dear Lord, help us to share our struggles with those who surround and encourage us through prayer. Amen.

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Today's Reading
1 Peter 5:1-11

Thought for the Day

Today I will support a friend through prayer.

Prayer Focus

Friends who pray for one another


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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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