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I cry to God Most High, to God who fulfills his purpose for me. - Psalm 57:2 (NRSV)

When I was diagnosed with cancer at age 17, it came as a total shock. My friends were taking placement tests and applying for college scholarships while I was fighting for my life. Although cancer was scary, I felt a quiet confidence that I would survive. As I counted down...

Today's Prayer
Father God, help us to take refuge in you and remember that our lives have purpose when we live them following your truth. Amen.

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Today's Reading
Psalm 57:1-5

Thought for the Day

God has a purpose for my life.

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Teenage cancer survivors


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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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