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The Lord says: What wrong did your ancestors find in me that made them wander so far? They pursued what was worthless and became worthless. - Jeremiah 2:5 (CEB)

I have a double stroller for my twin daughters. Its rigid canopy normally stays over their heads like an umbrella, but it can be pulled down so that it covers their faces. The last time we took them to the zoo, for some reason known only to four-year-olds, they were...

Today's Prayer
Dear Lord, may our eyes always be open to your abundant blessings. Amen.

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Today's Reading
Jeremiah 2:4-8

Thought for the Day

Every day I will look around to see God’s great blessings.

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