[Jesus] woke up and rebuked the wind, and said to the sea, “Peace! Be still!” Then the wind ceased, and there was a dead calm. - Mark 4:39 (NRSV)

Due to a decline in my health, I was forced to give up my career as a primary school teacher. The job had enabled me to support my husband and myself while he finished his university degree. This time of financial difficulty has been debilitating for us. God is good...

Today's Prayer
Loving Father, thank you for your presence during our trials. When we face troubles, help us always to find you in the midst of the storm. Amen.
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Today's Reading
Mark 4:35-41

Thought for the Day

Even when I face troubles, God will not forsake me.

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