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I know the plans I have for you, says the Lord, 
plans for your welfare and not for harm, 
to give you a future with hope. - Jeremiah 29:11 (NRSV)

I am only four feet seven inches tall. In kindergarten, I was constantly teased about my height. The ugly words troubled me. One day I asked God, “Why did you make me so small?”
Now I am a special education teacher who specializes in teaching students with impaired vision. Early...

Today's Prayer
Dear Lord, help us to trust your design. Thank you for helping us to persevere. Amen.

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Today's Reading
Jeremiah 29:11-13

Thought for the Day

God has a purpose for me.

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