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Be strong and courageous. Do not be afraid or terrified. . . for the Lord your God goes with you; he will never leave you nor forsake you. - Deuteronomy 31:6 (NIV)

Every winter, I spend four months living in Mexico City and working at two refugee centers. In May, before returning home, I spend a week on Mexico’s southwest beach coast.

May is the end of a nearly six-month dry season, and almost all of the trees are stripped of their...

Today's Prayer
Gracious God, may we never forget that you are always present. Thank you for your love that guides us. Amen.

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Today's Reading
Psalm 63:1-11

Thought for the Day

No matter the circumstances, God’s love enables me to flourish.

Prayer Focus

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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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