Naomi Fata (New York)
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The Lord says, “Forget the former things; do not dwell on the past. See, I am doing a new thing! Now it springs up; do you not perceive it? I am making a way in the wilderness and streams in the wasteland.” - Isaiah 43:18-19 (NIV)
Almost every summer I have vacationed on family property on a lake in Maine. I love to swim, but the lake temperature never warms up to the temperature of the air. As a child this didn’t bother me; I could run in without caring or even feeling the coolness of...
Today I will embrace the changes God is placing before me.
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