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

I enjoy spending time with my daughter, but we both lead busy lives and don’t get together as often as we’d like. As my 69th birthday approached, she asked, “Isn’t it time for you to retire? Then we could see each other more often. Wouldn’t you like to slow down...

Today's Prayer
Heavenly Father, help us to work happily to serve others in the place where you have called us. Amen.

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Today's Reading
Ecclesiastes 3:9-14

Thought for the Day

As long as I have breath, God has a purpose for me.

Prayer Focus

Those considering retirement


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While several strategies for reopening the world are being discussed, I encourage you—the people of God everywhere—to allow this season to be a formative one during which you can make new discoveries about God and increase your faith. Use this time to embark on a life of prayer, a life of study, and a life of action—involvement in the community.”

 On September 19th, attend Emmaus Ministries International Virtual Gathering.