[Jesus] got up, rebuked the wind and said to the waves, “Quiet! Be still!” Then the wind died down and it was completely calm. - Mark 4:39 (NIV)

I recently watched my little boy as he tried unsuccessfully to get the wheel of his homemade toy to work. He got so frustrated that he gave up, tossed it aside, and burst into tears.

His outburst reminded me of my own frustrating battles. Things didn’t seem to be working...

Today's Prayer
Christ Jesus, be with us in our storms. Help us to trust in your will and your ways. Amen.
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Today's Reading
Mark 4:35-41

Thought for the Day

Even when storms rage, I will cast my cares on Christ and relax.

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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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