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When I look at your heavens, the work of your fingers, the moon and the stars that you have established; what are human beings that you are mindful of them, mortals that you care for them? - Psalm 8:3-4 (NRSV)

It was too hot to sleep in my bedroom. After trying to find a comfortable position and sweating all the while, I went outside and laid a blanket on the small deck. I made myself comfortable and watched the stars. Before I moved to this rural area in Tennessee, where...

Today's Prayer
Lord of the universe, keep my attention turned upward so that I may find my place in this wondrous world you have created. Amen.

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Today's Reading
Psalm 8:1-9

Thought for the Day

I am wonderfully made in the image of God.

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