[God’s] anger lasts only a moment, but his favor lasts a lifetime; weeping may stay for the night, but rejoicing comes in the morning. - Psalm 30:5 (NIV)

My son, who was 19 and a first-year medical student, died suddenly in a swimming accident. We were devastated. In our pain we questioned God: Why did this happen when his future seemed so bright? Many friends visited us to comfort and pray with us. One of my husband’s friends...

Today's Prayer
Loving Father, thank you for your steadfast love and abiding presence. Fill us with your grace and peace, especially in times of pain and brokenness. Amen.

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Today's Reading
John 11:32-36

Thought for the Day

When I weep, God weeps with me.

Prayer Focus

Those grieving the death of a child

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