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He who keeps Israel will neither slumber nor 
sleep. The Lord is your keeper; the Lord is 
your shade at your right hand. - Psalm 121:4-5 (NRSV)

Our plane was gliding over patches of clouds. After a 
little while, the crew announced that because of weather, the flight might be bumpy, but there was no reason to panic. However, I had never been so scared during a flight. I leaned back and closed my eyes.
Suddenly, today’s...

Today's Prayer
Heavenly Father, help us to lean on you and to trust in your promises. Amen.

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Today's Reading
Proverbs 3:1-6

Thought for the Day

Even when the path seems unclear, God faithfully leads us forward.

Prayer Focus

Pilots and aircraft crews


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