Jesus said, “My yoke is easy, and my burden is light.” - Matthew 11:30 (NRSV)

I phoned a friend whose husband suffers from multiple sclerosis. She herself does not enjoy the best of health. “How are you today?” I asked. “Well,” she replied, “it’s like I’m carrying a heavy suitcase around with me everywhere today.” We talked for a while, and at the end of...

Today's Prayer
Dear Lord, when we feel overburdened, help us to remember that you are only a prayer away. Remind us to share this knowledge with others. We pray as Jesus taught us, “Our Father in heaven, hallowed be your name, your kingdom come, your will be done on earth as it is in heaven. Give us today our daily bread. Forgive us our debts, as we also have forgiven our debtors. And lead us not into temptation, but deliver us from the evil one” (Matt. 6:9-13, NIV). Amen.

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Today's Reading
Colossians 3:12-17

Thought for the Day

How is God calling me to help lighten someone’s burden today?

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People affected by multiple sclerosis

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