The unexpected moments of life are like two sides of a coin. You receive glorious news that a grandchild is engaged or that a son is coming home from overseas. Then you hear of a sudden death or diagnosis that brings you to your knees. Know that God will always find a way to create good from the bad.
—Missy Buchanan, Spirit Boosters for the Journey of Aging: 366 Devotions (Upper Room Books, 2016)
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We know that all things work together for good for those who love God, who are called according to his purpose.
—Romans 8:28 (NRSV)
Prayer for the Week
God, No matter my age or circumstances, make me an instrument of your peace and joy this week. Amen.
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Show your loved ones how much you care by giving them Spirit Boosters for the Journey of Aging, daily reminders that they still have purpose, no matter their age.
(Courtesy of Vanderbilt Divinity Library)
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