Like shepherds, tend the flock of God among you. Watch over it. - 1 Peter 5:2 (CEB)

I was married to an alcoholic who was abusive. Many days I dreaded what might happen when I arrived home from work. During the hardest nights, I would lie awake worrying that he might hurt me while I slept. The police and the courts got involved, and ultimately the marriage...

Today's Prayer
Gracious and loving God, thank you for never leaving us. Please guide us to those who need our understanding and compassion. Amen.

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Today's Reading
1 Peter 5:1-4

Thought for the Day

God’s love for me is all-encompassing.

Prayer Focus

Someone who has shepherded me

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