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No one is cast off by the Lord forever. . . . he will show compassion, so great is his unfailing love. - Lamentations 3:31-32 (NIV)

It had rained throughout the night, and the morning felt gloomy and miserable to me. Dirt roads, black with mud, sloshed as I walked to work. My spirit was low.

Then I received news from a friend. My mom had died. She had been seriously ill for some time, but...

Today's Prayer
Dear God, help us to remember that you will never abandon us, no matter the circumstances. Give us strength to persevere in our faith even as we mourn. Amen.

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Today's Reading
Lamentations 3:25-33

Thought for the Day

Even in my grief, God is near.

Prayer Focus

Children grieving a parent’s death


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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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