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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's Prayer
Dear Lord, help us to follow you even when we feel uncomfortable or fearful. We want to trust you with our lives. Amen.

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Today's Reading
Isaiah 43:14-21

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