The Spirit himself intercedes for us through wordless groans. - Romans 8:26 (NIV)

Just as the world was shutting down due to COVID-19, I learned that I had aggressive prostate cancer that required immediate surgery. Fear overwhelmed me. I wondered if I could even receive treatment in the midst of a pandemic. The prayers of friends lifted me, yet my own praying was,...

Today's Prayer
O God, you know our needs before we ask. Hear us when we pray with words and without them. Amen.
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Today's Reading
Romans 8:22-27

Thought for the Day

I don’t always need words to pray.

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