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God hath not given us the spirit of fear; but of power, and of love, and of a sound mind. - 2 Timothy 1:7 (KJV)

For 45 years I have been friends with a woman from Turkey who is Muslim. Her husband came to the U.S. for medical school, and they now live in Istanbul. My friend Berrin and I have prayed for each other and our families for many years. We have visited them...

Today's Prayer
Heavenly Father, help us to place our fears at your feet as we face illness. Help us to entrust those we love to your care. Amen.

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Today's Reading
2 Timothy 1:3-7

Thought for the Day

When I give my fears to God, I can find peace.

Prayer Focus

Friends who are far apart


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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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