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May the Lord bless you from Zion, he who is the Maker of heaven and earth. - Psalm 134:3 (NIV)

A recent retreat I attended included a Sunday worship service that took place shortly after sunrise. I am not accustomed to rising so early on Sundays, so I was not looking forward to it. However, as I walked up the hill and saw the sun rising above a mountain ridge,...

Today's Prayer
Dear Lord, thank you for the blessing of this beautiful earth. Prompt us to be still in the busyness of our lives and to appreciate your blessings. Amen.

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Today's Reading
Psalm 134:1-3

Thought for the Day

I can enjoy God’s creation any time.

Prayer Focus

To recognize the beauty around me


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