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Forgetting what is behind and straining toward what is ahead, I press on toward the goal to win 
the prize for which God has called me 
heavenward in Christ Jesus. - Philippians 3:13-14 (NIV)

My husband, Jim, and I enjoy a well-cared-for vegetable garden. We like nothing better than fresh vegetables, and looking at those straight rows of plants gives us a sense of accomplishment.
Jim was a truck driver and away from home several days at a time. Thinking that I would help...

Today's Prayer
Dear God, help us not to look back at past failures. May we keep our eyes on Jesus and walk the path that he desires for all believers. Amen.

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Today's Reading
Philippians 3:10-14

Thought for the Day

Since God has forgiven my sins, I can look forward in hope.

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