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Guard your steps when you go to the house 
of God. Go near to listen rather than to 
offer the sacrifice of fools. - Ecclesiastes 5:1 (NIV)

As a child, I took lessons in martial arts. Each class began with bowing to the instructor and to the most senior member of the class, out of respect and gratitude for what they would teach us that day. Then we participated in meditation. We were to set aside the...

Today's Prayer
Dear Lord, open up our hearts so that we can hear you. Help us to be still and quiet so that we can listen to your teaching. Amen.

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Today's Reading
Luke 10:38-42

Thought for the Day

When I read the Bible, I will ask God to still all other voices.

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