The Lord appeared to us in the past, saying: “I have loved you with an everlasting love; I have drawn you with unfailing kindness.” - Jeremiah 31:3 (NIV)

Seventeen years ago, I had a breakthrough and finally understood the Lord’s love for me. For decades I had begged God to deliver me from my eating disorders and clinical depression. They were taking a toll on my relationships, and I felt like even God had given up on me....

Today's Prayer
Lord God, surround us with your compassion and fill us with renewed hope. Amen.
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Today's Reading
Jeremiah 31:1-6

Thought for the Day

God’s love has the power to deliver me from hopelessness.

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