Jesus said, “No one pours new wine into old wineskins. Otherwise, the wine will burst the skins, and both the wine and the wineskins will be ruined. No, they pour new wine into new wineskins.” - Mark 2:22 (NIV)

It had been a year since I last made applesauce from fresh apples. I was eager to get into the task and gathered my tools quickly. As I started to prepare the apples for cooking, I was struggling to core them. Then I remembered I had bought a new apple...

Today's Prayer
Loving God, help us to discard our old ways and remain open to new experiences and fresh perspectives that bring us closer to you. Amen.
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Today's Reading
2 Corinthians 5:16-21

Thought for the Day

When I let go of what no longer serves me, God will guide me to fresh ways.

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Someone struggling to let go of old ways


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