Blessed be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, the Father of mercies and the God of all consolation, who consoles us in all our affliction, so that we may be able to console those who are in any affliction with the consolation with which we ourselves are consoled by God. - 2 Corinthians 1:3-4 (NRSVUE)

When my husband was hospitalized for kidney stones, I was hoping for a miracle. I hoped the stones could be dissolved without major surgery by his drinking a lot of water or coconut water. But the stones were already very large and would not dissolve.

During that time at the...

Today's Prayer
Dear God, thank you for comforting us in all circumstances so that we may offer comfort to others. Amen.

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Today's Reading
2 Corinthians 1:3-7

Thought for the Day

God can turn my service into a miracle for others.

Prayer Focus

Those who need comfort from me

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