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Remember the wonders [the Lord our God] 
has done, his miracles, and the 
judgments he pronounced. - 1 Chronicles 16:12 (NIV)

Several years ago, I began incorporating journaling into my devotional time. I had always written my requests and the desires of my heart — my cries to Jesus — in blue ink. It seemed I was always 
begging God for something.
One winter, as the new year approached, I felt...

Today's Prayer
Dear Lord, help us to become more aware of the many ways you bless us each day. We pray as Jesus taught us, saying, “Our Father in heaven, hallowed be your name, your kingdom come, your will be done, on earth as it is in heaven. Give us today our daily bread. And forgive us our debts, as we also have forgiven our debtors. And lead us not into temptation, but deliver us from the evil one” (Matt. 6:9-13, niv). Amen.

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Today's Reading
Deuteronomy 11:18-20

Thought for the Day

How can I be aware of God’s blessings today?

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Gratitude for God’s Blessings


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