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I have fought the good fight, I have finished the race, I have kept the faith. - 2 Timothy 4:7 (NRSV)

My son loves to run. He spends hours and hours after school running in our rural community — across miles of terrain that changes from asphalt streets to roughly packed gravel to trails through golden fields where cows graze nearby.

Last year his varsity cross-country team went to the California...

Today's Prayer
Gracious God, thank you for strength to persevere when the race of our lives wearies us. We look to you to keep us moving on. Amen.

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Today's Reading
2 Timothy 4:1-8

Thought for the Day

It’s not where I finish but that I finish that counts to 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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