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I press on toward the goal to win the prize for which God has called me heavenward in Christ Jesus. - Philippians 3:14 (NIV)

A black, spidery form appeared in my line of vision. I jumped as I swiped at it, but the black glob hovered. I splashed water in my eye and rubbed it, but the shadow remained and seemed to multiply. Later that evening, I thought I saw lightning strikes flashing in...

Today's Prayer
Dear Lord, help us to focus on you and your will for us. Amen.

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Today's Reading
Philippians 4:8-9

Thought for the Day

Today, I will focus on the goodness of God.

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