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The end of a matter is better than its beginning, 
and patience is better than pride. - Ecclesiastes 7:8 (NIV)

Over two years ago, I bought a small fig tree and planted it in the garden. It didn’t do well and looked as if it were dying. I dug it up and put it in a large pot. It stood in the pot for a long time, struggling to thrive....

Today's Prayer
Dear Lord, help me to be patient as you work in and with me to bring about new life. Amen.

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Today's Reading
James 5:7-8

Thought for the Day

God only requires me to take one step at a time.

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