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The Lord says, “Forget the former things; do not dwell on the past. See, I am doing a new thing!” - Isaiah 43:18-19 (NIV)

My dog, Ranger, was sitting in the passenger seat of my vehicle as I was driving down a rural, dirt road on a summer afternoon. Soon I drove past a rabbit sitting beside the road. When Ranger saw the rabbit, he began barking and turned to look through the back...

Today's Prayer
Dear Father, bring us closure from things in the past that have prevented us from moving forward. Open our eyes to the blessings you provide, and help us always to remain focused on the future. Amen.

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Today's Reading
Isaiah 43:16-21

Thought for the Day

I can rest in the hope that new days will bring God’s new blessings.

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