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Aaron and Hur held [Moses’] hands up — one on one side, one on the other — so that his hands remained steady till sunset. - Exodus 17:12 (NIV)

My father taught me the value of self-sufficiency: “The best job is one you do yourself.” He rarely hired a contractor or asked for help in all the work he did around his home. I took this teaching into other areas of my life, including dealing with stress and grief....

Today's Prayer
Dear Lord, thank you for the gift of prayer and friendship. Thank you for reminding us that we do not have to do everything alone. In Jesus’ name. Amen.

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Today's Reading
Exodus 17:10-13

Thought for the Day

It’s okay to ask for help.

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