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As it is written: “What no eye has seen, what no ear has heard, and what no human mind has conceived” — the things God has prepared for those who love him — these are the things God has revealed to us by his Spirit. - 1 Corinthians 2:9-10 (NIV)

The instructions for an unusual gardening project looked simple enough. I wedged a cut rose stem into a potato, buried the potato in a dirt-filled flowerpot, and fashioned a tiny greenhouse from an empty water bottle. In a few months, the directions proclaimed, I would have a lovely rosebush. All...

Today's Prayer
Thank you, Father, for all the things you have prepared for us to be and do. Amen.

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Today's Reading
1 Corinthians 2:6-10

Thought for the Day

When I step out in faith, God’s unfolding plans may surprise me.

Prayer Focus

To embrace God’s surprises


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I join many of those who will pray for you as you seek to discern what you are called to be at this moment. May God grant you the courage to fulfill that calling. May we all open our eyes and see the misery, open our ears and hear the cries of God’s people, and, like God through the Lord Jesus Christ, be incarnate amongst them.” 

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