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I wait for the Lord, my soul waits, and in his word I hope. - Psalm 130:5 (NRSV)

Before my husband left on a recent trip, he promised our five-year-old son that he would return soon. For the next few days, our son would jump every time he heard the sound of our front gate opening. He would run to me and say, “Papa came!” Each time I...

Today's Prayer
Dear Father, please help us to wait on you joyfully, knowing that you are a faithful and loving God. Amen.

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Today's Reading
Psalm 130:1-8

Thought for the Day

When I have confidence in God, even my waiting can be joyful.

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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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