[The Lord] brought me out into a spacious place; he rescued me because he delighted in me. - Psalm 18:19 (NIV)

As my grandchildren grow up, I see less and less of them. They are busy with school, friends, work, and social obligations. Several weeks ago, we visited our daughter on a Sunday afternoon. Usually we catch a peek of the grandchildren as they hustle about, caught up in their activities....

Today's Prayer
Dear God, thank you for always being present, even when we are too busy to notice. Help us to realize the joy of spending time in your presence. Amen.
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Today's Reading
Psalm 18:1-19

Thought for the Day

Today I will set aside distractions to spend time with God.

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