“I know the plans I have for you,” declares the Lord, “plans to prosper you and not to harm you, plans to give you hope and a future.” - Jeremiah 29:11 (NIV)

As a junior in college, I daydreamed about my senior year: basketball games, random road trips, late nights watching reality TV. It would be perfect. But things took a turn as I struggled in my chosen field of study and realized most of my close friends would graduate in May....

Today's Prayer
Dear God, help us not to hold too tightly to our own expectations and hopes so that we may align our desires with yours. Amen.
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Today's Reading
Proverbs 3:5-6

Thought for the Day

God’s ways are not my ways.

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