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The Lord will keep you from all harm — he will watch over your life. - Psalm 121:7 (NIV)

When I was young, I often ran away. I thought you had to actually run to run away, so off I would go. I wouldn’t get far before my brother would catch up and bring me home. I always knew he would come and get me.

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Today's Prayer
Redeeming God, thank you for bringing us back when we run away. Thank you for the people you have placed in our lives who love us, watch over us, and protect us. Amen.

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Today's Reading
Psalm 139:1-12

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