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“I know the plans I have for you,” says the Lord, “plans for your welfare and not for harm, to give you a future with hope.” - Jeremiah 29:11 (NRSV)

I watched my mom cry before I turned and walked away, off to my college dorm. I was the first to leave, and she couldn’t handle it. I nearly couldn’t either. Besides the hard goodbyes from my parents and sister, I also had to say goodbye to lifelong friends, my...

Today's Prayer
Dear God, remind us to trust in you and remain positive in the face of change. Keep us on the path of righteousness as we work to accomplish the goals you have set for us. Amen.

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Today's Reading
Jeremiah 29:10-14

Thought for the Day

Change is part of God’s good plan for my life.

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