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The Lord is near to all who call on him, 
to all who call on him in truth. - Psalm 145:18 (NRSV)

The caption read, “Even your eggs are happy when you start your day with prayer.” The picture showed a carton of eggs with happy, smiling faces. It caught my attention and made me realize how prayer changes us.
Too often when I pray, I give God a to-do list. Or...

Today's Prayer
Dear God, may your joy fill our lives today. Amen.

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Today's Reading
Psalm 145:8-21

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