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There’s a season for everything and a time for every matter under the heavens: . . . a time for planting and a time for uprooting what was planted. - Ecclesiastes 3:1-2 (CEB)

It was my 47th birthday. I was celebrating it without any family that year because God had called me to serve in a new church in a different state from the rest of my immediate 
family.My morning’s Bible reading was the one above; it 
reminded me that not only had...

Today's Prayer
Loving God, thank you for making brothers and sisters out of complete strangers and for giving us a spiritual family wherever we may go. Amen.

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Today's Reading
Ecclesiastes 3:1-8

Thought for the Day

Who is my spiritual family?

Prayer Focus

Someone who has welcomed me


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I join many of those who will pray for you as you seek to discern what you are called to be at this moment. May God grant you the courage to fulfill that calling. May we all open our eyes and see the misery, open our ears and hear the cries of God’s people, and, like God through the Lord Jesus Christ, be incarnate amongst them.” 

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