It is God who is at work in you, enabling you both to will and to work for his good pleasure. - Philippians 2:13 (NRSV)

I enjoy needlework. I begin with a blank piece of material, and I start placing the colorful stitches according to the pattern. It doesn’t look like much at first, but as I continue to work, a picture emerges. Sometimes I put stitches in the wrong place. Then I have to...

Today's Prayer
Dear God, help us to be hopeful and patient as we seek your plan for us. In Jesus’ name. Amen.

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Today's Reading
Colossians 1:7-12

Thought for the Day

My life can be a sign that points to God.

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