God said, “Let there be light,” and there was light. - Genesis 1:3 (NIV)

The first day of a new venture can be both exciting and unnerving. My first day of college brought many firsts — a new job, a new city, a new church, a new home. These firsts brought a mix of anticipation and apprehension into my life.

With each new venture,...

Today's Prayer
Dear Lord, remind us that you go before us this day. We want the light of your word to lead and guide us in whatever we may face. Amen.
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Today's Reading
Genesis 1:1-5

Thought for the Day

God is with me in all my beginnings and endings.

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