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Let the fields be jubilant, and everything in them; let all the trees of the forest sing for joy. - Psalm 96:12 (NIV)

I enjoy walking my dog in a nearby neighborhood built around a series of small ponds surrounded by large trees and bushes. Often I listen to music on my portable music player as we walk.

One morning the battery died halfway through the first song. At first I was annoyed....

Today's Prayer
Dear God, help us to take the time to enjoy and care for the world you created. Amen.

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Today's Reading
Genesis 1:1-25

Thought for the Day

I will listen attentively for God’s wonders today.

Prayer Focus

Gratitude for the beauty of creation

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