There is hope for a tree, if it is cut down, that it will sprout again, and that its shoots will not cease. - Job 14:7 (NRSV)

I had returned from the city of Natal, where I had spent seven long years with my family. I was almost 50 years old and was starting over after a failed professional experience. The prospects were not promising. As I was praying about my situation, I noticed that a large...

Today's Prayer
Unchanging God, help those hearts which are dried up by the failures and hardships of life to find the hope of new life in you. Amen.

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Today's Reading
Matthew 6:25-34

Thought for the Day

God can make everything new in my life.

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