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I wait for the Lord, my soul waits, and in his word I hope. - Psalm 130:5 (NRSV)

I recently began a new hobby: candle making. In my first class, I made a candle by layering different shades of blue. I had to wait for the first layer to set before pouring another. The waiting process taught me patience.

Being patient is a vital part of life. Throughout...

Today's Prayer
Father God, grant us patience to keep anticipating, hoping, and trusting in you as we wait. In Jesus’ name we pray. Amen.

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Today's Reading
Psalm 130:1-5

Thought for the Day

Patience helps my faith mature.

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