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All scripture is inspired by God and is useful for teaching, for reproof, for correction, and for 
training in righteousness, so that everyone 
who belongs to God may be proficient, 
equipped for every good work. - 2 Timothy 3:16-17 (NRSV)

I found an intriguing and challenging shawl pattern. The variegated yarn had the brilliant warm hues of a sunset. As I skimmed through the directions, I thought, What? This makes no sense! Impossible! I knew how to make the required stitches, but I could not visualize how the shawl could...

Today's Prayer
Dear God, help us to discern the next steps to take, and give us the courage to move forward. In the name of Christ, we pray. Amen.

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Today's Reading
2 Timothy 3:14-17

Thought for the Day

The Bible offers me tools for discernment.

Prayer Focus

TO DISCERN GOD’S WILL


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Herocover july18

When I was a child . . .

"This is absolutely lovely! How I wish I had been exposed or otherwise taught this beautiful lesson exactly as it is written here when I was a child. Going on 60 years old now, I am just coming to believe the words contained in this piece. As I look back on my life now, I suspect that my feelings of unworthiness of God’s love began at a very young age. Not explicitly, by which I mean to say that I was never told that I was not worthy of God’s love and mercy, but rather implicitly, through my experiences with simple human error and a constant focus on perfection and pleasing others. I cannot express to you how beautiful this piece is to me; I can only tell you that it touches me very deeply. Thank you!" Read more about Pockets.