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Those who hope in the Lord will renew their strength. They will soar on wings like eagles; they will run and not grow weary, they will walk and not be faint. - Isaiah 40:31 (NIV)

An eagle is a rare sight where I live. But while my wife and I were kayaking on a glacier lake in Alaska, we spotted as many as 15 eagles. Some were perched in the tops of giant pines along the shoreline. Most were soaring effortlessly far above our heads...

Today's Prayer
Dear God, we want to soar to new heights, so we wait for the refreshing, restorative power your Spirit brings. Amen.

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Today's Reading
Isaiah 40:28-31

Thought for the Day

The Spirit enables me to rise above life’s challenges.

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