My Lord, on days when I’m having spiritual struggles, my thoughts become full of discouragement and frustration. I don’t like to be so controlled by my emotions. Please give me the strength to be pure in every situation. In Jesus’ sweet name. Amen.
-- Johnnie Mae Holland
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