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All the paths of the Lord are steadfast love 
and faithfulness, for those who keep 
his covenant and his decrees. - Psalm 25:10 (NRSV)

During the Korean War, I was a young sailor assigned to a US naval ship called a destroyer. Our job was to follow aircraft carriers to rescue any pilots whose plane missed the airstrip and fell into the sea.
For part of our service we guarded an American aircraft carrier....

Today's Prayer
Dear God, lead us forward in our witness with the confidence that you have given us exactly the right gifts to use in living out your message of love. Amen.

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Today's Reading
1 Corinthians 12:12-26

Thought for the Day

How will I serve others with my God-given talents?

Prayer Focus

Airplane pilots and crews


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