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I will be like the dew to Israel. - Hosea 14:5 (NIV)

It was hot, and I was on a summer women’s retreat at my friend’s farm home. Everyone except me slept inside. Lying on the grass, I was sticky and uncomfortable in a sleeping bag made from a large sheet. I couldn’t sleep; so I talked to the cows as they...

Today's Prayer
Dear God, help us to confess our sins to you so that we may be soothed by the dew of your forgiveness and mercy. Amen.

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Today's Reading
Hosea 14:1-9

Thought for the Day

I want to experience God’s love like the refreshing dew.

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