Friday, December 28 — Psalm 148:7–14
1 Chronicles 1:1–37; Acts 8:1–8
A glad heart makes a cheerful countenance, but by sorrow of heart the spirit is broken. Proverbs 15:13
The God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, consoles us in all our affliction, so that we may be able to console those who are in any affliction. 2 Corinthians 1:3–4
God, like a grandmother, gather us up when we are hurting; hold us tightly when we are filled with sorrows; dust us off, and kiss our souls, and send us off with your love to enter the world again. With gratitude, we pray. Amen.