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Bring up all of your requests to God in your prayers . . . . Then the peace of God that exceeds all 
understanding will keep your hearts 
and minds safe in Christ Jesus. - Philippians 4:6-7 (CEB)

I started running for exercise at age 55. Since I live on a farm, I do most of my running on farm lanes or rural roads. I rarely see a car; but when I do, I always wave.
My favorite vacation spot is Chincoteague, Virginia, where I must run in...

Today's Prayer
Dear God of peace, we thank you for creating a beautiful world for us to enjoy. Help us to appreciate the people of this world and to do our part to bring them your peace. In Christ’s name we pray. Amen.

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Today's Reading
Philippians 4:1-9

Thought for the Day

Instead of dwelling on my anger, I will pray.

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