“Jerusalem will be a city without walls because of the great number of people and animals in it. And I myself will be a wall of fire around it,” declares the Lord, “and I will be its glory within.” - Zechariah 2:4-5 (NIV)

I first read today’s scripture reading when I was in college. At the time, I was trying to figure out what I was doing with my life. All these years later, that question has not entirely gone away. We live in a world of checking boxes; clarity of purpose, achievements,...

Today's Prayer
Heavenly Father, help us to let go of our desire for control and to rest in the knowledge that you take care of us better than we can take care of ourselves. Amen.

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Today's Reading
Zechariah 2:1-5

Thought for the Day

I will rejoice in the freedom of surrendering my life to God.

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