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Jesus said, “I have told you these things, so that in me you may have peace. In this world you will have trouble. But take heart! I have overcome the world.” - John 16:33 (NIV)

In Melbourne, Australia, you can experience four seasons in one day. And everyone has an opinion about which one is the best.

Sometimes I feel like my life is like the weather. There are good seasons and bad seasons, good days and bad days. On some bad days, all I...

Today's Prayer
Dear Lord, give us the wisdom to see what actions we can take today to find and offer joy as we surrender our future to you. Amen.

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Today's Reading
2 Corinthians 4:16-18

Thought for the Day

I will take time to name my pain and joy and surrender it all to God.

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