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As a deer longs for flowing streams, so my soul longs for you, O God. - Psalm 42:1 (NRSV)

I had always started my days early with a morning devotional. But everything changed after Hurricane Michael. My days were filled with long early-morning commutes and many hours of storm cleanup. My home, office, and even one of my most sacred spaces — the altar in our sanctuary — had...

Today's Prayer
Dear God, when we feel overwhelmed and lost, help us not to give up seeking your presence. Give us clear eyes to see you at work in ways we never expected. Amen.

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Today's Reading
Psalm 42:1-11

Thought for the Day

Even if all that feels safe and normal gets taken away, God will never leave me.

Prayer Focus

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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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