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When times are good, be happy; but when times 
are bad, consider this: God has made the one 
as well as the other. Therefore, no one can 
discover anything about their future. - Ecclesiastes 7:14 (NIV)

On a Friday afternoon, I was driving along Interstate 95 outside of Washington, D.C., when I came upon a flashing alert sign that read: “Traffic ahead next 2 miles.” I thought, Really? You have to tell me that? It’s a Friday afternoon on I-95. Of course there’s traffic! The next...

Today's Prayer
Dear God, give us peace and joy today, even if we are uncertain about the future. Amen.

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Today's Reading
Ecclesiastes 7:13-18

Thought for the Day

I cannot add days to my life through worrying. (See Matt. 6:27.)

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