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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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