We know that in all things God works for the good of those who love him, who have been called according to his purpose. - Romans 8:28 (NIV)

As a young child, I was diagnosed with several conditions affecting my eyes, joints, and blood vessels. Despite a childhood full of medical appointments and eye surgeries, I eventually lost sight in my right eye. Forty years later, it is by God’s grace that I have any vision at all....

Today's Prayer
Dear Lord, in spite of our suffering and trials, help us to hold steadfastly on to you. Empower us to share our stories so our vulnerability may be a gift to others. Amen.
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Today's Reading
2 Corinthians 4:7-12, 16-18

Thought for the Day

Even when my pain feels senseless, I can share hope through vulnerability.

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