Valerie Bryant Bennett (Tennessee, USA)
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Sing to the Lord a new song! Sing his praise from the ends of the earth! - Isaiah 42:10 (CEB)
One day I began my usual morning prayers. I prayed for my children’s needs, my needs, and the needs of friends and family. Suddenly, a vivid image of a gumball machine popped into my head. As a child, I enjoyed putting a coin in the slot, turning the handle, and...
I will balance my prayerful petitions with praise for what God has done.
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