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.
Listen to the Devotional

76 Comments
Log In to leave a comment
Today's Reading
Exodus 17:10-13

Thought for the Day

It’s okay to ask for help.

Prayer Focus

Someone who supports me with prayer


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.