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Do not say, “Why were the old days better than these?” For it is not wise to ask such questions. - Ecclesiastes 7:10 (NIV)

While doing some spring cleaning, I came across a dust-covered bag. I expected it to be filled with useless old papers. Instead I was surprised to find old letters, cards, and photographs from around the time of my high school graduation.
Life has not always been kind to me, yet...

Today's Prayer
Wise and loving God, thank you for freeing us from the past. Lead us on toward your purpose for our lives. Amen.

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Today's Reading
Philippians 3:7-16

Thought for the Day

My future in Christ outshines the regrets of my past.

Prayer Focus

Students graduating 
 from High School


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While several strategies for reopening the world are being discussed, I encourage you—the people of God everywhere—to allow this season to be a formative one during which you can make new discoveries about God and increase your faith. Use this time to embark on a life of prayer, a life of study, and a life of action—involvement in the community.”

 On September 19th, attend Emmaus Ministries International Virtual Gathering.