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Are not two sparrows sold for a penny? Yet 
not one of them will fall to the ground 
outside your Father’s care. - Matthew 10:29 (NIV)

That Sunday the pews were filled. I was seated near the front surveying the gathered church family when suddenly a tiny spider came dangling down from the ceiling before my eyes.
My first impulse was to smash the unwelcome guest to the floor, but then I stopped and began to...

Today's Prayer
Dear God, help us to be more aware of your presence in all that you have created. We pray in the name of Jesus, who taught us to pray, “Father, hallowed be your name, your kingdom come. Give us each day our daily bread. Forgive us our sins, for we also forgive everyone who sins against us. And lead us not into temptation” (Luke 11:2-4, niv). Amen.

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Today's Reading
Acts of the Apostles 17:24-27

Thought for the Day

God is closer than we think.

Prayer Focus

Gratitude for the 
beauty of creation


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