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The Teacher wrote, “I know that there is nothing better for people than to be happy and 
to do good while they live.” - Ecclesiastes 3:12 (NIV)

Some say that happiness is what we make it. The more time I spend with a certain friend, the more I’m convinced that’s true. My friend was a successful businessman. Then one of his employees showed up with a gun, intent on killing as many people as he could. In...

Today's Prayer
Dear God, thank you for friends and strangers who show us how to live out the joy you offer. Amen.

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Today's Reading
Psalm 16:7-11

Thought for the Day

Today I will show others the joy of the Lord.

Prayer Focus

To live joyfully


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