Many are the plans in a person’s heart, but it is the Lord’s purpose that prevails. - Proverbs 19:21 (NIV)

I was in my senior year of high school when the COVID-19 pandemic began. In the years prior, I had set high expectations for the conclusion of my high school career. I dreamed of going to prom, of the emotional last day of school, and of getting to graduate under...

Today's Prayer
Dear God, thank you for watching over us even in our darkest hours. Help us to be faithful, hopeful, and open to your plans for us. In Jesus’ name we pray. Amen.
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Today's Reading
Romans 8:18-30

Thought for the Day

When my plans change, I trust that God is still with me.

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