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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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