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Forward Day by Day is a booklet of daily inspirational meditations reflecting on a specific Bible passage, chosen from the daily lectionary readings as listed in the Revised Common Lectionary or the Daily Office from the Episcopal Church's Book of Common Prayer.

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Today's Meditation

SATURDAY, February 16

Psalm 136:1 Give thanks to the Lord, for he is good, for his mercy endures for ever.

We repeat things for lots of reasons. We repeat things we simply cannot believe. And we repeat things that we cannot believe—but want to.

In some translations of the evening psalm, “For his steadfast love endures for ever” is repeated in every single verse. During some seasons of life, we can sing Psalm 136 because we are so happy with God and experience love as tangibly present. When we say, “his love endures for ever,” we really mean it.


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