If I go up to the heavens, you are there; if I make my bed in the depths, you are there. - Psalm 139:8 (NIV)

About 20 years ago I suffered with a prolonged illness that severely limited my life. I spent most of my time in bed or in a chair. I felt horrible and fell into a deep depression.

One Saturday morning I was talking with my wife as she patiently listened to...

Today's Prayer
Thank you, Lord, for watching over us and never letting us out of your sight. Help us to remember that you will bring us peace in our struggles. Amen.
Listen to the Devotional

50 Comments
Log In to leave a comment
Today's Reading
Psalm 139:13-18

Thought for the Day

When I feel abandoned by God, I can turn to faithful friends for reassurance.

Prayer Focus

Those who feel abandoned by God


Respond by posting a prayer.

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.” 

View a growing list of resources for the spiritual work of overcoming racism.