Even though I walk through the darkest valley, I fear no evil; for you are with me; your rod and your staff — they comfort me. - Psalm 23:4 (NRSV)

Years ago I felt empty and wrapped up in loneliness. One day I was walking aimlessly down the road, and a passing driver offered me a ride. We drove to the city of Caguas where I listlessly asked for money on the street so that I could take the bus...

Today's Prayer
Hear our prayer, merciful God, and fill our hearts with your love. When we feel lonely and empty, lead us from the darkest valley with your saving grace. Amen.

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Today's Reading
Psalm 139:7-12

Thought for the Day

“God is our refuge and strength, a very present help in trouble” (Ps. 46:1).

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