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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?

Prayer Focus

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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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