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[God] has made everything beautiful in its time. He has also set eternity in the human heart. - Ecclesiastes 3:11 (NIV)

In the front yard, our brightly decorated birdhouse was home to a family of bluebirds. I was riveted to my binoculars as I watched the babies peer out one by one — some even hopping daringly onto the wooden edge of the birdhouse opening. Probably sometime later that day they...

Today's Prayer
Dear God, give us the courage to try new things as you lead us into deeper paths on our journey of faith. Amen.

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Today's Reading
Ecclesiastes 3:1-11

Thought for the Day

I will be ready to take a leap of faith when God says it’s time.

Prayer Focus

Willingness to obey God

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Our resolve must be different. My prayer is that we have finally reached a tipping point. My hope is that when the protests fade and the marches slow that our will as a church to truly eradicate the scourge of racism won’t dissipate but grows even stronger.” 

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