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Keep me as the apple of your eye; hide 
me in the shadow of your wings. - Psalm 17:8 (NIV)

As predicted, the severe thunderstorms had blown through our area with a vengeance; but now the sun shone more radiantly than usual. Yet I felt as broken as the tree limbs I was collecting. The weight of the world pressed on me: concerns over family health issues, finances, fractured relationships....

Today's Prayer
Dear heavenly Father, thank you for being our shield and protection through the trials we face. Help us to see the joy in each day. Amen.

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Today's Reading
Psalm 91:1-6

Thought for the Day

Today, I will find joy in God’s creation.

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