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The Lord came and stood there, calling as at the other times, “Samuel! Samuel!” Then Samuel said, “Speak, for your servant is listening.” - 1 Samuel 3:10 (NIV)

“Julia!” A voice hailed me as I emerged onto the street from the dentist’s office. My friend and I exchanged greetings. Suddenly, birds began singing. She reached into her pocket and pulled out her mobile phone. The singing stopped as she proceeded to read a text. “Is the family okay?”...

Today's Prayer
Forgive us, Lord, when we let less important matters distract us from you. Help us to focus on you and cherish our time in your presence. Amen.

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Today's Reading
Hebrews 12:1-3

Thought for the Day

I always have God’s attention.

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To spend quality time with God


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