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In all things God works for the good of those who love him, who have been called according to his purpose. - Romans 8:28 (NIV)

Many years ago, an auto accident resulted in the traumatic amputation of my left leg and compression fractures of five vertebrae in my back. I was in the army at the time and at the top of my pay grade. This injury resulted in my medical retirement from the service....

Today's Prayer
Dear God, help us to see the new purpose that you have built into every dead end we encounter. Amen.

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Today's Reading
1 Samuel 3:1-10

Thought for the Day

I can examine today’s loss to find tomorrow’s service for God.

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