You, O Lord, are a shield around me, my glory, and the one who lifts up my head. - Psalm 3:3 (NRSV)

My wife and I were both suffering from extended illnesses that had exhausted us physically and financially, with seemingly no end in sight. Struggling constantly to make ends meet, we grew angry and frustrated. But we still read daily the biblical stories of faith, particularly the story of David. He...

Today's Prayer
Our heavenly Father, may we never forget that when so much in life goes wrong, you are always here to redeem our lives and make us truly whole. Amen.
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Today's Reading
Psalm 61:1-8

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A grateful attitude helps me remember God’s blessings.

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