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For the joy set before him [Jesus] endured the 
cross, scorning its shame, and sat down 
at the right hand of the throne of God. - Hebrews 12:2 (NIV)

While living in eastern Kansas, I often traveled across the state to its western side. Driving in that area is like driving on a giant pool table. Only rarely does a tree break up the flat horizon of the prairie. Many people view this hours-long drive as something to endure....

Today's Prayer
Dear God, help us to fill our minds with thoughts of your presence and promises. In Jesus’ name we pray. Amen.

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Today's Reading
Ecclesiastes 5:13-20

Thought for the Day

Today, I will look for God’s joy on my journey.

Prayer Focus

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