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Do not conform to the pattern of this world, but be transformed by the renewing of your mind. Then you will be able to test and approve what God’s 
will is — his good, pleasing and perfect will. - Romans 12:2 (NIV)

I look forward to my annual spring cleaning. I enjoy opening the windows while I clean deep into the forgotten corners of my home. I rummage through cabinets and closets eliminating all old, worn, and unnecessary items. It’s hard work, and I’m always amazed at how much useless stuff I...

Today's Prayer
Gracious Lord, give us the wisdom to recognize what needs to be eliminated from our lives and the strength to follow through. Amen.

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Today's Reading
Ephesians 4:17-31

Thought for the Day

Lent offers me the chance to refresh and renew my faith.

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For renewal in the season of Lent

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Jesus is speaking to us . . .

"Many of us are used to the idea that we might speak to God or to Jesus. Maybe at times it feels like shouting into the darkness or whatnot, but it’s not hard to do—at least as an imaginative exercise. What’s harder—even imaginatively—is to try to hear Jesus speaking to us. Are we just making things up? Are we just using Jesus as a puppet to say whatever we want to hear?" READ MORE