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These are the ones who, when they hear the word, hold it fast in an honest and good heart, and bear fruit with patient endurance. - Luke 8:15 (NRSV)

I was at the beach admiring God’s beautiful creation. Wading into the water, I was being tossed around by rough ocean waves. I kept falling down and going under. It was quite funny, actually. I decided to go deeper in the water where the waves were easier to take and...

Today's Prayer
Dear Lord, help us to grow closer to you and to trust that you will help us carry any burden life brings us. Amen.

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Today's Reading
Luke 8:4-15

Thought for the Day

As I draw nearer to God, my burdens become lighter.

Prayer Focus

To grow closer to God


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