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Happy are those who . . . delight . . . in the law of the Lord, and on his law they meditate day and night. - Psalm 1:1-2 (NRSV)

The young live oak tree in our front yard was struggling. Battered by Hurricane Florence, it was leaning to one side and on the verge of being uprooted. My husband and I had staked it to help it stand upright, but every time a strong gust of wind stirred we...

Today's Prayer
Gracious Father, show us how to take in your word openly, humbly, and attentively. In the name of Jesus. Amen.

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Today's Reading
Ezekiel 2:8-10 , Ezekiel 3:1-3

Thought for the Day

The Bible keeps me rooted in God, in whose image I was created.

Prayer Focus

Towns battered by hurricanes


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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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