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[God] has made everything beautiful in its time. - Ecclesiastes 3:11 (NIV)

For years, I struggled to reconcile my ambitions and notions of success with God’s timing and plan for my life. As a musician and songwriter, comparing myself to others in my field and what they were achieving was a perpetual snare.

Then during an extended maternity leave following the birth...

Today's Prayer
Heavenly Father, help us to see your timing as a gift rather than a punishment. Strengthen us so that we can participate with you in your timing. Amen.

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Today's Reading
Ecclesiastes 3:1-14

Thought for the Day

I will measure my success according to God’s word.

Prayer Focus

Someone struggling to accept God’s timing


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I join many of those who will pray for you as you seek to discern what you are called to be at this moment. May God grant you the courage to fulfill that calling. May we all open our eyes and see the misery, open our ears and hear the cries of God’s people, and, like God through the Lord Jesus Christ, be incarnate amongst them.” 

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