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“I know the plans I have for you,” declares the Lord, “plans to prosper you and not to harm you, plans to give you hope and a future." - Jeremiah 29:11-13 (NIV)

Today’s scripture came to me at a time when I felt hopeless. I was very poor, my son had committed suicide, and less than a year later my grandson died of cancer. It felt as if the bottom of my world had fallen out.

At first I was angry —...

Today's Prayer
Father of light, we pray for all who have lost loved ones. Bring them peace and comfort. Amen.

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Today's Reading
Jeremiah 29:1-13

Thought for the Day

Through good and bad, God holds on to me.

Prayer Focus

Parents grieving a child


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I’m learning about plants, and plants are teaching me about RESILIENCE—the ability to recover from difficulties.”


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