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Wherever the river goes, every living creature that swarms will live, and there will be very many 
fish, once these waters reach there. - Ezekiel 47:9 (NRSV)

I once stood in the middle of the Mississippi River. I was on vacation north of Itasca, Minnesota, and I stood on a log that spanned the few feet from bank to bank over what was only a small stream. As we continued our trip, we stopped in St. Cloud,...

Today's Prayer
Dear Lord, help us never forget the power of your word that flows into our hearts, feeding and renewing us every day. In Jesus’ name. Amen.

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Today's Reading
Ezekiel 47:1-12

Thought for the Day

God’s love is like a mighty river that nourishes my spirit.

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