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Whatever you do, work at it with all your heart, 
as working for the Lord . . . . It is the 
Lord Christ you are serving. - Colossians 3:23-24 (NIV)

As a new social worker, I quickly realized that counseling teens through trauma, anxiety, depression, and conflict can be draining and overwhelming. I began to feel discontent with the job I had dedicated years of education to and was discouraged by the problems that never seemed to be solved in...

Today's Prayer
Dear Lord, help us to commit every moment of each day to you. Walk with us, and guide our words and actions so that we show your love to all. Amen.

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Today's Reading
Psalm 96:1-9

Thought for the Day

Today I will work for the glory of God.

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Seeing young people, both men and women, participate in and write their testimonies at The Upper Room daily devotional writers’ workshop in Yangon, 2019, has been a highlight for me. The event and testimonies led to the publication of the first Lenten devotional in the Myanmar language. I truly believe that through The Upper Room ministry, the Lord will continue to equip people in Myanmar to grow and to share the gospel of Jesus Christ.”

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