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In all this, Job did not sin by charging God with wrongdoing. - Job 1:22 (NIV)

This year I have suffered heavily from anxiety and depression. I never knew how debilitating mental illness could be. My brain and body seemed to stop functioning. I had ceased my regular morning prayer routine and suffered from a sense of God’s absence.

Part of living is undergoing such trying...

Today's Prayer
Loving God, hold us in your embrace when we are struggling to hold on to you and to a joyful life. Amen.

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Today's Reading
Job 1:13-22

Thought for the Day

Because God loves me, I can hold on.

Prayer Focus

Those suffering with mental illness

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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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