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Paul wrote, “I pray that the eyes of your heart may be enlightened in order that you may know the hope to which [God] has called you, the riches of his glorious inheritance in his holy people.” - Ephesians 1:18 (NIV)

Rainy days give me a slow, sleepy kind of feeling. While I usually enjoy these days, sometimes even when I seem to have no reason to feel sad, I feel dreary. Then the sun peeks out, and suddenly I feel warm and cheerful again. The light from the sun honestly...

Today's Prayer
O God, illumine our minds and hearts with your words so that we may gain a better understanding of you and your will for our lives. Amen.

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Today's Reading
Ephesians 1:15-23

Thought for the Day

Even on cloudy days, the light of God’s love is shining.

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