We know that in all things God works for the good of those who love him. - Romans 8:28 (NIV)

At age 22, our son, John, who had Duchenne muscular dystrophy, had surgery to insert feeding tubes. Loss of muscles, including those that control swallowing, created a condition that contributed to frequent pneumonia. John had also lost weight.

Two months after the surgery, with Thanksgiving approaching, I felt despondent because...

Today's Prayer
Dear God, thank you for helping us see how you can use even heavy burdens to restore life. Help us live one day at a time, trusting you to provide for us. In Jesus’ name. Amen.

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Today's Reading
John 11:32-44

Thought for the Day

Hidden blessings can be found in heavy burdens.

Prayer Focus

Those with muscular dystrophy

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