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The Lord says, “Forget the former things; do not dwell on the past. See, I am doing a new thing! Now it springs up; . . . I am making a way in the wilderness and streams in the wasteland.” - Isaiah 43:18-19 (NIV)

At age 42, I developed an ailment that affected my motor skills. My gait became uneven, my head tilted to the right, and an array of other 
muscular problems left me weak and sore. For four years, I feared the future and prayed for strength and healing. I found hope...

Today's Prayer
Dear Lord, help me to lean less on my own understanding and to turn my burdens over to you. Amen.

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Today's Reading
Proverbs 3:1-8

Thought for the Day

How am I making room for God to help me?

Prayer Focus

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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.