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I desire faithful love and not sacrifice, the knowledge of God instead of entirely burned offerings. - Hosea 6:6 (CEB)

There’s something about tea that I find comforting. It isn’t just the flavor but the process of preparing it as well. Warm the pot, steep the leaves, sprinkle in sugar, watch the milk gently billow, then take a sip and feel my tensions ease.
Going through this ritual helps me...

Today's Prayer
Dear God, help us make time each day to steep in your love for us and to pour out that love on others. Amen.

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Today's Reading
John 17:20-24

Thought for the Day

What rituals do I find helpful in moving me closer to God?

Prayer Focus

To seek God through daily rituals


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