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O give thanks to the Lord, for he is good, for his steadfast love endures forever. - Psalm 136:1 (NRSV)

One July day at a plant nursery near my home, I noticed some bedraggled Lenten rose plants with no blooms and browning leaves on sale for half price. Unable to resist a bargain, I bought two and planted them under a dogwood tree. Each week 
I watered them but saw...

Today's Prayer
Gracious God, help us remember that during difficult times you are still walking beside us. Amen.

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Today's Reading
Exodus 13:3-5

Thought for the Day

God does not expect me to face hardships alone.

Prayer Focus

Those who feel forgotten by God


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God comes to us . . .

"God comes to the woman who feels in exile in her own marriage. To the man who grieves the loss of life dreams. To the child who lives on the street. To the parents who struggle to feed and clothe their children. To the one whose loneliness or depression intensifies every Christmas." Click to watch video.