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Prayer, Thought for Today

Heavenly Father, I want to praise and thank You for this morning early rising to see the beginning of a new day. Although I do not know what the day beholds--life of death--I have entrusted my soul salvation to You through Your Son Jesus Christ for my eternal living in heaven worshiping and praising You rather than being in Sheol weeping and gnashing of my teeth for eternity. Thank You Lord Almighty God for Grace and Mercy. In Jesus' precious name. Amen. - Rev. Lynwood F. Mundy

Fresh Start Devotionals

Follow through What kind of qualities do you think it takes to be a nurse? Compassion? Strong stomach? Dedication? I’d agree with all of those, but I’d also have to add an adventurous spirit. The nursing profession is actually, well, dangerous. A recent study showed that the profession had an injury rate of 18.2% compared with an average for all workers of 8.1%. Another way to state the problem is that Registered Nurses report a higher rate of injury and illnesses than construction workers. According to the nursing world website, “Among the leading causes of injury and illness for registered nurses are health care restructuring, latex allergy and poor indoor air quality.” Latex allergy, I understand. The nurses have to wear latex gloves as a safety precaution. I also understand that downsizing would increase the rate of injuries and illnesses among nurses. It is unfortunate, but every profession has to look at the “bottom line” and make decisions based upon profitability, not just…

Amazing Grace : 366 Inspiring Hymn Stories for Daily Devotions

February 21 WHEN LOVE SHINES IN Carrie E. Breck, 1855–1934 Let your light shine before men, that they may see your good deeds and praise your Father in heaven. (Matthew 5:16) Our emotional soundness and even our physical health depend on the quality of our love for God. And as a result, we gain an attitude of love and concern for our fellowmen. Negative feelings of hate, anger, and selfishness can destroy the well-being of any individual. How important it is to allow God’s love to shine into our lives, not only for the good it brings to others but also for the health it brings to our own lives. True Christian love always seeks to lighten the burden of others and to bring happiness into their lives. We love others not only for what they are but also for what they can become once they too experience the warmth of divine love. Our lives can never remain the same once we learn to share God’s love in word and deed each day. The closer we get to Christ, the closer we get to one another. …