This is the day that the Lord has made; let us rejoice and be glad in it. - Psalm 118:24 (NRSV)

When I retired, I was determined to stay busy. I had ample time, and I viewed it as an opportunity to serve God by giving back to others. But I kept myself too busy. For a few years I was fine running from one activity or meeting to another, but...

Today's Prayer
Heavenly Father, help us always to seek you first. Thank you for the joy we find in you. Amen.
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Today's Reading
Nehemiah 8:9-12

Thought for the Day

Today I will seek God first.

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