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There is a time for everything, and a season for every activity under the heavens. - Ecclesiastes 3:1 (NIV)

One morning, I was looking at new growth on a branch of my potted plant. A few days earlier, the very same branch had looked too old and worn out to produce any new leaves, and I had considered pruning it. But in that short time, the plant produced new...

Today's Prayer
Dear Lord, we cast all our cares on you, trusting that you can handle every situation better than we can. Amen.

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Today's Reading
Isaiah 61:1-7

Thought for the Day

God is able to restore even the most worn-out parts of me.

Prayer Focus

Those who have given up

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