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[The Lord] tends his flock like a shepherd: He gathers the lambs in his arms and carries them close to his heart; he gently leads those that have young. - Isaiah 40:11 (NIV)

While chatting with my cousin I recalled a visit to his farm in Tulbagh, vfdSouth Africa. Sensing a lamb was in distress, my uncle had invited me to go with him into the fields. Dusk was falling as we headed in the direction of a faint sound. We found a...

Today's Prayer
Loving Shepherd, we give you thanks and praise for rescuing and protecting us. Help us to listen for your voice and follow you. Amen.

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Today's Reading
Psalm 23:1-6

Thought for the Day

The Good Shepherd knows me by name.

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