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The Lord answered, “Martha, Martha, you are worried and distracted by many things. One thing is necessary. Mary has chosen the better part. 
It won’t be taken away from her.” - Luke 10:41-42 (CEB)

A Bible study reflection question caught my attention: What three things in your life keep you from a closer relationship with God? Instantly, the word busyness came to mind, followed by the words worry and fear.
When I retired, I 
envisioned days filled with reading, studying, writing, and indulging in...

Today's Prayer
Dear Lord, thank you for the beauty of the world you created. Help us to make time for you today and every day as we focus on a closer walk with you. Amen.

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Today's Reading
Luke 10:38-42

Thought for the Day

I will make time for God today.

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