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The Lord said, “If only you had paid attention 
to my commands, your peace would 
have been like a river.” - Isaiah 48:18 (NIV)

As I stood on the bank of smooth, white pebbles, the river surged past — with the morning sunlight glinting off the water. The river’s steady roar filled me with peace. My husband and I had enjoyed a lovely weekend camping with families from our church getting to know each...

Today's Prayer
Dear God, thank you for the peace only you can give. Help us to focus beyond life’s distractions to see you. Amen.

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Today's Reading
John 16:32-33

Thought for the Day

How will I “listen to the river” of God’s peace today?

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