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Then King David went in and sat before the Lord, and he said: “Who am I, Sovereign Lord, and what is my family, that you have brought me this far?” - 2 Samuel 7:18 (NIV)

I’m thankful for the lovely part of the world I live in. Lakes, rivers, ocean beaches, and mountains are all just a short drive away. I often go out to photograph wildlife like sea lions, bald eagles, and white-tailed deer.

But one morning, I struggled with envy of others who’ve...

Today's Prayer
Dear God, thank you for the beauty of the world we live in. Help us to remember that heaven’s joys will far surpass earthly ones. Amen.

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Today's Reading
2 Samuel 7:18-29

Thought for the Day

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