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God is our refuge and strength, an ever-present help in trouble. - Psalm 46:1 (NIV)

One day at the beach, not long after I placed my chair at the edge of the water, a father and his young son ventured into the ocean. The boy frolicked in the gentle lapping waves. Because the tide was coming in, the waves soon became much larger. One wave...

Today's Prayer
Dear God, thank you for always being here for us. Help us to turn quickly to you in times of trouble. Thank you that we need not try to keep our balance on our own. Amen.

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Today's Reading
Psalm 46:1-6

Thought for the Day

In times of trouble, I will hold on to God.

Prayer Focus

Fathers and sons


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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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