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Bear one another’s burdens, and in this way you will fulfill the law of Christ. - Galatians 6:2 (NRSV)

One sunny autumn afternoon, my adult son and I hiked through a local forest. We stopped at a tree that had a large hollow near the ground. When I stuck my head inside the hollow, my son cautioned that animals might be living in there; but it was completely empty....

Today's Prayer
Dear God, help us to bear one another’s burdens — to give others a space to reveal their hurts and concerns, and to trust enough to reveal our burdens to others. Amen.

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Today's Reading
Galatians 6:1-5

Thought for the Day

God encourages me to share my burdens with others.

Prayer Focus

People who are struggling silently


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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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