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It is the Lord your God you must follow, and him you must revere. Keep his commands and obey him; serve him and hold fast to him. - Deuteronomy 13:4 (NIV)

Years ago, I served as a counselor for middle school students exploring Catalina Island off the California coast. My responsibilities included monitoring students as they participated in ocean-related studies as well as chaperoning some snorkeling adventures.

One of the amazing things about the waters surrounding the island is the abundance...

Today's Prayer
Heavenly Father, help us to hold fast to your truth so we can withstand the storms of life and help others to flourish. Amen.

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Today's Reading
2 Thessalonians 2:13-16

Thought for the Day

My faith can help others to flourish.

Prayer Focus

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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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