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Do not dwell on the past. See, I am doing a new thing! Now it springs up; do you not perceive it? I am making a way in the wilderness and streams in the wasteland. - Isaiah 43:18-19 (NIV)

Many devotions around Christmas urge us to make time in our busy holiday schedules to talk to God, spend time in meditation, and read the Bible.

These are great suggestions, but my problem is that I am not busy. I am 86 years old, estranged from my family, have macular...

Today's Prayer
Dear God, bring the fullness of your Son’s birth to those who are alone. Amen.

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Today's Reading
Isaiah 43:14-21

Thought for the Day

I cannot recover the joys of the past, but I can have new joys with God in the present.

Prayer Focus

Those estranged from family


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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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