Daily Devotional

Peace that Passes Understanding


My friend Helen was expressing her concern for her son, who lived in a home for people with disabilities. At 86, she and her husband knew they would not be with David for many more years. I offered what seemed like a helpful response. “You’ve done all you can for David. Give your worries to the Lord. Let God take the burden from you.” Helen seemed encouraged, and I was glad to be of comfort to her.

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