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May the Lord answer you when you are in distress; may the name of the God of Jacob protect you. - Psalm 20:1 (NIV)

One night, I noticed some recurring medical symptoms that concerned me enough that I planned to call my doctor the next morning. For much of the evening, however, I was distraught — pacing the floor and imagining the worst.

As I talked with the Lord about it, I noticed my...

Today's Prayer
Dear Lord, thank you for transforming our commonplace routines and experiences into conduits for your peace. Give us eyes to see your presence all around us. Amen.

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Today's Reading
Psalm 34:17-20

Thought for the Day

God’s peace is available in ordinary moments.

Prayer Focus

Those worried about medical issues


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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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