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See, I have inscribed you on the palms of my hands. - Isaiah 49:16 (NRSV)

I knew no other students in my new sixth-grade class. I cried every day after school, and I felt alone, scared, and empty. I begged my mom not to make me go and even asked her to homeschool me. I was afraid of being alone all day.

One day I...

Today's Prayer
Loving God, help us always to trust in you and be open to your plans for us. Remind us of your presence and guidance when we are lonely. Amen.

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Today's Reading
Isaiah 49:13-18

Thought for the Day

God’s presence in my life means I am never truly alone.

Prayer Focus

Those who feel lonely


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