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The Lord went ahead of them . . . by night in a pillar of fire to give them light. - Exodus 13:21 (NIV)

Backyard bonfires are one of my favorite childhood memories. Recently, my neighbor had one in her yard. The air smelled like smoke from burning wood, and the dark summer sky glowed orange as flames crackled and popped. With the brilliant blaze emanating from my neighbor’s yard, I reminisced about family...

Today's Prayer
Faithful God, thank you for your guidance as we traverse life’s unfamiliar paths. Amen.

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Today's Reading
Exodus 13:17-22

Thought for the Day

What spiritual disciplines help me to follow God’s light?

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