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April 27, 2021

Choosing God

My family and I live close to the Gulf of Mexico. I love to walk along the beautiful beaches of white sands and emerald green water. When I see and hear...

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April 26, 2021

Call on God

When we said goodbye to my sister at the airport, we had no idea the difficulties she would face. She was young and had chosen a medical course at a boarding...

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April 25, 2021

God of the Future

In 2017 our son graduated from college and our daughter from high school. Though we were excited, my husband and I were wondering, What next? My work visa did not qualify...

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April 24, 2021

Abundant Blessings

I keep a memo on my cell phone where I note the date and situation whenever I sense God’s presence and guidance. I began this practice a little over two years...

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April 23, 2021

Renewed Life

When I learned about the metamorphosis of butterflies, I was amazed. I find caterpillars to be unpleasant — especially those that sting when you touch them. But it is through the...

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April 22, 2021

The Labyrinth

I’ve always loved to walk a prayer labyrinth. The calming repetitiveness of the various switchbacks and turns of the path lulls me into a meditative state. Over the years my affection...

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April 21, 2021

Pray Continually

I was going through a difficult situation. The thought of recent events made me so scared that I could barely sleep. Every morning I woke up feeling weak and fearful just...

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April 20, 2021

Our All

When I entered high school, it seemed like everyone already knew one another. I felt alone and insecure. At lunch and in classes, I watched and studied the way other students...

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April 19, 2021

U-Turns Allowed

At the sound of screeching tires, we checked the rearview mirror and saw our 90-year-old uncle making a U-turn on a crowded Milwaukee street. He continued to tail our car despite...

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April 18, 2021

Let It Happen

I was excited to attend a conference in California. While praying about the trip, I sensed God preparing me to share the gospel with a passenger on my flight. My seatmate...

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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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