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Jeremiah prayed, “Lord, I know that people’s 
lives are not their own; it is not for 
them to direct their steps." - Jeremiah 10:23 (NIV)

As a young couple, my husband, Don, and I enjoyed riding bicycles. Later, because of my declining vision, we sold our bikes and bought a tandem bicycle. Since a “bicycle built for two” isn’t a common sight, we got lots of smiles and waves — especially when we would put...

Today's Prayer
Dear God, help us to let go and trust you as the one who is with us in every circumstance and moment of our journey. Amen.

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Today's Reading
Proverbs 3:5-10

Thought for the Day

I may be the stoker, but God is the captain.

Prayer Focus

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I wish . . . when I was a child . . .

"This is absolutely lovely! How I wish I had been exposed or otherwise taught this beautiful lesson exactly as it is written here when I was a child. Going on 60 years old now, I am just coming to believe the words contained in this piece. As I look back on my life now, I suspect that my feelings of unworthiness of God’s love began at a very young age. Not explicitly, by which I mean to say that I was never told that I was not worthy of God’s love and mercy, but rather implicitly, through my experiences with simple human error and a constant focus on perfection and pleasing others. I cannot express to you how beautiful this piece is to me; I can only tell you that it touches me very deeply. Thank you!" Read more about Pockets.