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Even though I walk through the darkest valley, I will fear no evil, for you are with me; your rod and your staff, they comfort me. - Psalm 23:4 (NIV)

A short time after I had knee surgery, my wife had grab bars installed to help me get around our house. They were an incredible aid. Whenever I thought that my legs were going to give out, I could hold on to a grab ­bar.

Weak and tired knees aren’t...

Today's Prayer
Thank you, Holy One, for always being near, our ever-present help in times of need. In Jesus’ name we pray. Amen.

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Today's Reading
Mark 5:21-34

Thought for the Day

No matter how I reach out, God is ready to support me.

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