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God is our refuge and strength, a help always near in times of great trouble. - Psalm 46:1 (CEB)

On December 14, 2012, a man forced his way into Sandy Hook School in Connecticut, shooting and killing 20 first-graders and six adults. I survived that massacre, but I saw and heard things that day that no one should ever have to experience.

At church, friends would ask me, “How...

Today's Prayer
Dear God, help us to be kinder, gentler, more connected to one another. Surround us with your love. Amen.

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Today's Reading
Romans 8:35-39

Thought for the Day

Even in my darkest hour, God will never abandon me.

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