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Cycles of Creation

The seasons contain life, death, and transformation. Crisp, cold air rushes; limbs begin to bud; Flowers bloom; leaves wave in the summer breeze; cold air returns once again. God sets all in motion.

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Embracing the Silence

Sacred silence—there’s no irony or coincidence that the words “silent” and “listen” are spelled with the same letters.

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In Accord With the Plan

“‘For I know the plans I have for you,’ says the Lord, ‘plans to prosper you and not harm you,’” Jeremiah 29:11. Living in accordance with God’s plans means to cooperate with God.

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Mary and Martha

Martha’s role of hospitality protects Mary’s opportunity to be still. Serving and being served—balance is where peace is found.

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Run Toward the Cross

At times it can seem as if the world is full of tragedy and transition, and that this is all there is. We must remember to run towards the crosses we have and to carry them with Jesus. Then list three things for which you are grateful and thank Jesus for these blessings.

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Under His Wings

I will meditate on you. “You indeed are my savior, and in the shadow of your wings I shout for joy” (Ps 63:8).

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