The Lord will fulfill his purpose for me. - Psalm 138:8 (NRSV)

When my father passed away, my neighbors gave me a small orchid to place in the windowsill. At the time it had a beautiful bloom, but the bloom eventually died. My wife and I kept watering the plant and waiting for another bloom. Several years passed; the orchid was alive...

Today's Prayer
Dear God, help us to seek you first as we look for direction and guidance. Only you can lead us to our true purpose. Amen.
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Today's Reading
Genesis 41:14-16, 39-43

Thought for the Day

I will trust God to act according to God’s timing.

Prayer Focus

For patience in waiting for God


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