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Forget the former things; do not dwell on the past. See, I am doing a new thing! Now it springs up; do you not perceive it? I am making a way in the wilderness and streams in the wasteland. - Isaiah 43:18-19 (NIV)

One spring day many years ago, I went to church to have a talk with Jesus. Getting out of my car, I passed a flower bed overcome with weeds. This sight made me angry. I did a lot of work for my church, and I couldn’t believe that others would...

Today's Prayer
Dear Lord Jesus, open up our eyes and hearts to the newness we can experience as we walk with you. Amen.

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Today's Reading
Song of Songs 2:10-13

Thought for the Day

When I get frustrated by the weeds of life, I will look for God’s flowers.

Prayer Focus


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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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