“Daughter, your faith has healed you,” Jesus said. “Go in peace.” - Luke 8:48 (CEB)

I read today’s passage of scripture from Luke 8 on the day before my surgery to remove a cancerous lump from my breast. Verse 48 spoke to me personally in several ways. Jesus called the woman “Daughter,” which reminded me that I am a child of God and that our...

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Thank you, gracious Lord, that you are always with us in our struggles. Help us to place our trust in your loving care. Amen.
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Today's Reading
Luke 8:43-48

Thought for the Day

When I pray, I become more aware of God’s presence and grace.

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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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