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Is not wisdom found among the aged? Does not long life bring understanding? To God belong wisdom and power; counsel and understanding are his. - Job 12:12-13 (NIV)

Since I turned 70, I have become short-tempered. I feel worthless when God seems to ignore my desires to serve the kingdom. I also feel hopeless when social inequities such as nepotism, cronyism, favoritism, and other injustices spread over my country. From time to time I feel miserable and lonely....

Today's Prayer
Gracious God, when we feel depressed, help us to count our blessings and seek your wisdom and counsel. Amen.

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Today's Reading
James 1:2-6

Thought for the Day

God offers wise counsel in every season of my life.

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