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The psalmist wrote, “Help me understand 
what your precepts are about so I can 
contemplate your wondrous works! - Psalm 119:27 (CEB)

As a child, I would pore over maps, all the while fantasizing about packing a suitcase and exploring the world. In high school, my plan of action was simple: to become a travel writer. I would taste exotic cuisine, collect unique trinkets, gain 
profound insights, and 
of course do my...

Today's Prayer
Dear God, help us see the beautiful things you are doing around us wherever we are. Amen.

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Today's Reading
Ecclesiastes 3:9-15

Thought for the Day

How has God changed and exceeded my plans?

Prayer Focus

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Jesus is speaking to us . . .

"Many of us are used to the idea that we might speak to God or to Jesus. Maybe at times it feels like shouting into the darkness or whatnot, but it’s not hard to do—at least as an imaginative exercise. What’s harder—even imaginatively—is to try to hear Jesus speaking to us. Are we just making things up? Are we just using Jesus as a puppet to say whatever we want to hear?" READ MORE