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Whatever is true, whatever is honorable, 
whatever is just, whatever is pure, whatever 
is pleasing, whatever is commendable, if there 
is any excellence and if there is anything worthy 
of praise, think about these things. - Philippians 4:8 (NRSV)

Although I am generally an optimist, I know things don’t always turn out well. Financial fears sometimes come true. Biopsy results sometimes show cancer. People disappoint us. Problems arise.I was often confused by Paul’s instruction in the verse quoted above. He asks us to dwell upon all those positive qualities....

Today's Prayer
Dear Lord, help us to appreciate the blessings and deal with the realities that come to us today. Amen.

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Today's Reading
Lamentations 3:25-33

Thought for the Day

Whatever life brings, God is here to help me through it.

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