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I know the plans I have in mind for you, declares the Lord; they are plans for peace, not disaster, 
to give you a future filled with hope. - Jeremiah 29:11 (CEB)

Arriving home, I slung my briefcase at the sofa. My superintendent had just informed me that he was about to cut my position. The school board would meet in one week to decide the fate of the special program for gifted kids that I had spent eight years building. I...

Today's Prayer
Heavenly Father, when our future is uncertain, help us to follow your Son’s example — showing us the way to perfect peace when he prayed, “Not my will, but yours be done” (Luke 22:42, NIV). Amen.

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Today's Reading
1 Thessalonians 5:16-18

Thought for the Day

When I yield my life to God, peace follows.

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