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The LORD says, “Even [a woman] may forget [her nursing child], yet I will not forget you. See, I have inscribed you on the palms of my hands.” - Isaiah 49:15-16 (NRSV)

At the neighborhood picnic my younger brother and I tied a rope around my right ankle and his left ankle. Amid giggles we hobbled and swayed to the starting line.
“On your mark, get set, go!” We somehow managed to synchronize our strides and crossed the finish line first. Smiling...

Today's Prayer
Heavenly Father, remind us, especially those of us who do not have earthly parents, that we all have you. Amen.

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Today's Reading
Isaiah 49:13-18

Thought for the Day

With God, I am never alone, abandoned, or forgotten.

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