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Jesus immediately said to them: “Take courage!
It is I. Don't be afraid.” - Matthew 14:27 (NIV)

Twenty years after I had written my last term paper, I sat looking at a blank sheet of paper and wondered, Am I too old to be in graduate school? Can I really do this? Then I remembered my strong conviction that God had led me to take this class....

Today's Prayer
Dear God, help us to listen to you and your call to serve in your kingdom. Give us courage and strength to complete these tasks for your glory. Amen.

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Today's Reading
Haggai 1:7-9 , Haggai 2:4-5

Thought for the Day

I can courageously do thework God has called me to do.

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