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When you pass through the waters, I will be with you; and when you pass through the rivers, they will not sweep over you. - Isaiah 43:2 (NIV)

I was preparing for an entrance exam. I had failed the exam the previous year, and I was very stressed. I was not sure what to do. My mom called me one day and realized I was scared. She reminded me of the story in our reading today. She said,...

Today's Prayer
Dear Lord, sometimes our storms are so frightening that we forget you are with us. Help us to trust you to take us safely to the other shore. In Jesus’ name we pray. Amen.

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Today's Reading
Mark 4:35-41

Thought for the Day

Rather than focusing on the storm, I will focus on Jesus, who is always with 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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