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While Jesus was still speaking, someone came from the house of Jairus, the synagogue leader. “Your daughter is dead,” he said. “Don’t bother the teacher anymore.” Hearing this, Jesus said to Jairus, “Don’t be afraid; just believe, and she will be healed.” - Luke 8:49-50 (NIV)

My son placed frozen waffles into the toaster, and while he watched his favorite food toast, I cooked eggs. Suddenly, he screamed. I whirled around to see red fingers and teary eyes. As he pulled a waffle from the toaster, he had burned his fingers on the heating element. “I...

Today's Prayer
Dear God, thank you for caring about every detail of our lives and for always being ready to help us in our times of need. Amen.

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Today's Reading
Luke 8:49-56

Thought for the Day

Through prayer and praise I can share my daily life with God.

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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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