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You shall go out in joy, and be led back in peace; 
the mountains and the hills before you 
shall burst into song, and all the trees 
of the field shall clap their hands. - Isaiah 55:12 (NRSV)

Several years ago after returning from my evening walk I composed these words for my journal: “I saw a tree today, straight and tall, rooted in the clay. Its branches spread beneath the sky, praising God — and so shall I.” When I walk that path, I often think or...

Today's Prayer
Dear God, thank you for your gift of Christ Jesus and for the Holy Spirit who lives within us. Amen.

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Today's Reading
Psalm 148:1-14

Thought for the Day

Spending quiet moments alone with God keeps my spiritual vision clear.

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