We also glory in our sufferings, because we know that suffering produces perseverance; perseverance, character; and character, hope. - Romans 5:3-4 (NIV)

Prison is a breeding ground for human suffering. Having spent the better part of my adult life behind bars, I have witnessed much pain. Countless times I have cried out to God, “Why me?” Today’s scripture readings remind us that God can use our suffering to change lives. Central to...

Today's Prayer
Merciful God, use us to demonstrate your ability to mend broken hearts and transform lives. Amen.

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Today's Reading
James 1:2-12

Thought for the Day

I will embrace my suffering, knowing that God can use it for a greater good.

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