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During the forty years that I led you through the wilderness, your clothes did not wear out, 
nor did the sandals on your feet. - Deuteronomy 29:5 (NIV)

Eight years ago when I faced the decision of whether to leave a good job in order to care for my children full time, God spoke to me through today’s quoted verse. God cared for the people of Israel in a very practical way — their sandals did not wear...

Today's Prayer
Thank you, Lord, for being our great provider. Help us to trust you to lovingly attend to the details in our lives. Amen.

Today's Reading
Matthew 6:25-34

Thought for the Day

God cares about the details of my life.

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