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September 21, 2020

Good Morning, Lord

Last year our church welcomed a new pastor. I was immediately struck by her approach to the morning prayer. She started by saying, “Good morning, Lord.” Then she continued her conversation...

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September 20, 2020

A Timely Gift

Until my sister passed away, she would send me El Aposento Alto, the Spanish-language edition of The Upper Room. Last summer, another sister sent a copy of the magazine to me....

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September 19, 2020

A Natural Symphony

I enjoy walking my dog in a nearby neighborhood built around a series of small ponds surrounded by large trees and bushes. Often I listen to music on my portable music...

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September 18, 2020

Fetch

My Boston Terrier, Fester, loves the game of fetch. Often when he brings the ball back, he will not let go of it and instead it becomes a game of tug-of-war....

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September 17, 2020

Faithful Servant

One of my favorite Bible stories is that of Samuel. His mother, Hannah, had begged God to give her a child. God blessed her with a son, Samuel, whom Hannah brought...

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September 16, 2020

Changes

I love to walk on the beach looking for seashells. When I was younger, I dreamed of discovering a perfect conch or whelk. In all my days of beachcombing, however, I’ve...

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September 15, 2020

Desire to Serve

Moved by the power of the Holy Spirit, I had asked Jesus to be the Lord and Savior of my life. Soon thereafter, I began learning more from the Bible and...

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September 14, 2020

An Invitation from God

At the age of 23 I married a man who was not a Christian. Our lives became extremely busy running a school. All the while I prayed for my husband’s salvation....

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September 13, 2020

Grandma’s Faith

Growing up, I watched and listened as my grandma read her Bible aloud every night before she went to bed. As a child, I wondered why she did it. Watching my...

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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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