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The Lord says, “I will go before thee, and make the crooked places straight.” - Isaiah 45:2 (KJV)

When I was a young girl, my mother gave me a small box of cards containing God’s promises from scripture. Each morning before school, we selected one to read. Those promises stayed with us all day and were a comfort when challenges arose. This tradition carried over into my marriage,...

Today's Prayer
Thank you, God, for your constant help, guidance, and healing power. Help us always to trust you. Amen.

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Today's Reading
Isaiah 45:2-6

Thought for the Day

I will keep God’s promises close.

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