The Lord is close to the brokenhearted and saves those who are crushed in spirit. - Psalm 34:18 (NIV)

My family had experienced three recent deaths: my father, my mother, and my nephew. After cleaning out my parents’ house for a new family to move in, reality hit hard. We would never gather at my childhood home again. Dad would not read Luke 2 on Christmas Day. Mom would...

Today's Prayer
Thank you, never-failing Father, for your presence, comfort, and peace, especially in times of grief. Amen.

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Today's Reading
Matthew 11:28-30

Thought for the Day

I find comfort and reassurance when I offer my burdens to God.

Prayer Focus

Those grieving a loss

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