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The word of God is alive and active. Sharper than any double-edged sword, it penetrates even to 
dividing soul and spirit, joints and marrow; it 
judges the thoughts and attitudes of the heart. - Hebrews 4:12 (NIV)

During a difficult time in my life I received an insight contained in the reading above from Jeremiah: “‘I know the plans I have for you,’” declares the Lord, ‘plans to prosper you and not to harm you, plans to give you hope and a future’” (v. 11). I was...

Today's Prayer
God of hope, help us accept the challenges in our lives as part of our spiritual discernment. Speak to us, and fill our hearts and minds with your truth. Amen.

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Today's Reading
Jeremiah 29:10-13

Thought for the Day

God, the giver of all life, has good plans for me.

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