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Peter got down out of the boat, walked on the 
water and came toward Jesus. But when he 
saw the wind, he was afraid and, beginning 
to sink, cried out, “Lord, save me!” - Matthew 14:29-30 (NIV)

One afternoon, I was standing on my paddle board, looking into the clear water below. Suddenly, I saw a large, ominous shadow approaching. I strained to see what it was and began to slowly turn toward it. As I worried about the scary unknown, I lost my concentration on my...

Today's Prayer
Dear God, our Protector, help us to keep our focus on you so we won’t sink into treacherous waters. Thank you for being with us. Amen.

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Today's Reading
Matthew 14:22-33

Thought for the Day

God hears me when I call for help and delivers me safely to the shore.

Prayer Focus

Paddle boarders


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