We wait in hope for the Lord; he is our help and our shield. - Psalm 33:20 (NIV)

For much of the year, bushes known as “broom” appear to be a mass of bare, green sticks. During its dormant period, a broom bush may go unnoticed. When its twigs are cut in even lengths, tied together, and attached to a long wooden handle, they can be used as...

Today's Prayer
Dear Lord, help us remember the blossoms of the past as we wait for those to come. Amen.
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Today's Reading
1 Kings 19:1-5

Thought for the Day

I will wait expectantly for what God has in store for me.

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