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You turned my wailing into dancing; you removed my sackcloth and clothed me with joy. - Psalm 30:11 (NIV)

Every once in a while I’m overwhelmed by fears that my cancer will return. The fear often catches me off guard and leads me to despair. I don’t relish the sad days, but I know it’s okay to have them. On the hard days, however, I know that God still...

Today's Prayer
Dear God, thank you that you are always with us — even in our deep sadness. Thank you for the beautiful ways that you show up to bring us joy. Amen.

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Today's Reading
Psalm 30:1-12

Thought for the Day

Sadness will come, but God’s gift of joy will follow.

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