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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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I join many of those who will pray for you as you seek to discern what you are called to be at this moment. May God grant you the courage to fulfill that calling. May we all open our eyes and see the misery, open our ears and hear the cries of God’s people, and, like God through the Lord Jesus Christ, be incarnate amongst them.” 

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