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Let us not become weary in doing good, 
for at the proper time we will reap 
a harvest if we do not give up. - Galatians 6:9 (NIV)

A rose bush grows in a small memorial garden just outside our dining room window. The buds and early blossoms are a vivid yellow. Then as the rose opens into full bloom, the petals become a gentle pink. Finally the color of the rose changes again — this time to...

Today's Prayer
Dear Lord, enable us by your grace to love and serve one another. Amen.

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Today's Reading
Joshua 14:6-13

Thought for the Day

No matter my age, God can use my life to bless others.

Prayer Focus

To find meaning in each stage of life


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