Paul wrote, “I have fought the good fight, I have finished the race, I have kept the faith.” - 2 Timothy 4:7 (NIV)

I remember the day I witnessed my daughter’s first marathon. While the grueling physical toll is evident in the bodies of the athletes, the mental and emotional strain is not so clear — at least to the spectators. After five or six miles, the runners are hitting their stride. At...

Today's Prayer
Dear God, give us your strength in moments of weakness so that we can complete our life’s race. In the name of your Son. Amen.

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Today's Reading
Philippians 3:10-14

Thought for the Day

If we persevere in faith, God will carry us to the end of our life’s race.

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