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Jesus said, “Take my yoke upon you and learn from me, for I am gentle and humble in heart, and you will find rest for your souls. For my yoke is easy and my burden is light.” - Matthew 11:29-30 (NIV)

Living in southern Arizona gives me the opportunity to enjoy summer hiking on cool mountain trails and winter hiking on warm desert paths. One fall day I was hiking alone, following a mountain stream. Even though I was carrying a heavy backpack, I was caught up in the beauty of...

Today's Prayer
Gracious God, thank you for your beautiful creation and for the divine guidance you have shared with us through the Bible. Thank you for showing us the way home through your risen son, Jesus Christ. Amen.

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Today's Reading
Matthew 11:25-30

Thought for the Day

Reading the Bible daily guides me on life’s path.

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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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