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“I know the plans I have for you,” declares the Lord, “plans to prosper you and not to harm you, plans to give you hope and a future.” - Jeremiah 29:11 (NIV)

Years ago, I spent a great deal of time in the mountains rock climbing, hiking, and camping with friends. At the time I had a beloved dog that I often took with me. When the trails required squeezing between rocks or climbing up or down narrow, steep paths, my dog...

Today's Prayer
Faithful and loving God, help us to trust you with everything in life. Amen.

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Today's Reading
Matthew 17:14-20

Thought for the Day

When troubles arise, I will trust God to carry me through.

Prayer Focus

Mountain climbers


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I join many of those who will pray for you as you seek to discern what you are called to be at this moment. May God grant you the courage to fulfill that calling. May we all open our eyes and see the misery, open our ears and hear the cries of God’s people, and, like God through the Lord Jesus Christ, be incarnate amongst them.” 

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