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[Jesus] got up, rebuked the wind and said to the waves, “Quiet! Be still!” Then the wind died 
down and it was completely calm. - Mark 4:39 (NIV)

I was having a rough morning. I hadn’t slept well, and I was worried. Family members were struggling with health issues. A valued employee had resigned. I was trying to meet project deadlines. As I stood making small talk during the coffee hour at church, my mind was filled with...

Today's Prayer
Dear Lord, thank you for guiding us through the storms of life. Open our eyes so that we can see the signs of your presence. Amen.

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Today's Reading
Matthew 6:25-34

Thought for the Day

I will be attentive to signs of God’s presence.

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