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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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I join many of those who will pray for you as you seek to discern what you are called to be at this moment. May God grant you the courage to fulfill that calling. May we all open our eyes and see the misery, open our ears and hear the cries of God’s people, and, like God through the Lord Jesus Christ, be incarnate amongst them.” 

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