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[Jesus] saw Simon and his brother Andrew casting a net into the lake . . . . “Come, follow me,” Jesus said, “and I will send you out to fish for people.” At once they left their nets and followed him. - Mark 1:16-18 (NIV)

Tee times, happy hour, concerts, ball games, and tailgating were normal events in my life until a poor decision led to my DUI. My way of life was one of self-absorption, self-reliance, and self-destruction. I knew I had to change if I was to save my marriage, my family, and...

Today's Prayer
Father God, help us to let go and let you lead us where you need us. May we share with others your way of love and mercy. Amen.

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Today's Reading
Ephesians 2:1-10

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I will trust God to lead me where God needs me.

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