Wait for the Lord; be strong, and let your heart take courage; wait for the Lord! - Psalm 27:14 (NRSV)

My grandchildren live a continent away. When we are planning a visit, waiting to be reunited can seem to take an eternity for all of us. My daughter helps the children by marking off the number of sleeps left until they run down the airport ramp into my arms. Meanwhile,...

Today's Prayer
Dear Lord, thank you for your patience with us when we wait with worry and frustration. Help us to draw strength and courage from you as we wait on your word. Amen.
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Today's Reading
Psalm 27:1-14

Thought for the Day

When we wait in faith, we will see the goodness of God.

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