I will lift up mine eyes unto the hills, from whence cometh my help. My help cometh from the Lord, which made heaven and earth. - Psalm 121:1-2 (KJV)

In 2007, my 29-year-old son, Deon, was murdered. He was a loving, caring, and giving person. The grief I endured was tremendous. For months in my brokenness I cried — consumed with unimaginable pain.

One day, I was sitting quietly, asking God, Why? In that moment, I felt God telling...

Today's Prayer
Dear heavenly Father, thank you for your mercy. Thank you for giving us strength during our most trying times. Amen.
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Today's Reading
Psalm 121:1-8

Thought for the Day

There is no suffering that God can’t redeem.

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