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Read Esther 4 (NLT) Thought for the Day: Perhaps you were made for just such a time as this? Ida Lewis rescued four men from a capsized boat when she was 12 years old. For the remaining 57 years of her life, she kept Lime Rock Lighthouse...

Read: Isaiah 52:13 - 53:12 (NLT) Thought for the Day: God brings good out of bad situations. In the book of Genesis, we read about Joseph who had everything going for him in life. God had blessed him with visions and he was one of his father’s...

Read Luke 23:33-34 Thought for the Day: Let’s be remembered for forgiveness! Do we take the time to consider what we will be remembered for? Too often, we may go through our lives living moment-by-moment, crisis-by-crisis without considering what will be said about us when we are...

Read 1 Thessalonians 5:12-22 (NLT) Thought for the Day: “What would the Apostle Paul have thought about this?” Often when I encounter something I find especially perplexing, I will seek out my Grandpa Cushing’s perspective before either making a decision or coming to a conclusion. Despite having...

Read John 4 (NLT) Thought for the Day: God is in control! In the fourth chapter of John’s Gospel, Jesus did something astonishing. Rather than walking around the region of Samaria (as was standard for First Century Jewish people), he walked right in, sat down at a...

Read Colossians 4:2-4 Thought for the Day: Continue steadfastly in prayer! When it is time to make a big decision, what is your process? Do you call a trusted friend or family member? Do you go with your gut? Do you check to see if statistical data...

Read Nehemiah 1 Thought for the Day: Am I willing to accept God’s vision for my life? If you were asked to name the “greatest leaders of all-time”, who would some of the candidates be? As we consider the greatest men and women who have led, it...

Read Nehemiah 4:15-23 Thought for the Day: God has given me all I need to faithfully follow Him! In the Old Testament times, a man named Nehemiah made a tough decision. At the time, he held a high position of influence as the personal assistant to the...