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Cast all your anxiety on [God] because he cares for you. - 1 Peter 5:7 (NIV)

While preparing to plant cassava, I had to clear tall grass from the plot of land. I decided to burn the partially green, partially dried grass. Because it was not a dry season, I thought this would be safe; but the fire burned much faster than I expected. I began...

Today's Prayer
Dear God, help us when we cast our anxiety on you. In Jesus’ name. Amen.

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Today's Reading
1 Peter 5:1-10

Thought for the Day

The best thing I can do with my anxiety is to give it to God.

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