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Strive first for the kingdom of God and 
his righteousness, and all these things 
will be given to you as well. - Matthew 6:33 (NRSV)

After the rain, the sun shone low across the path as I walked toward my home on a late summer’s morning. This path is bordered by tall close-clipped evergreen hedges, all festooned that morning with row upon row of finger-length webs — small glistening hammocks, each one hiding its builder,...

Today's Prayer
Dear Lord, help us to see the needs of those around us and to respond as you would. Amen.

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Today's Reading
Leviticus 26:1-13

Thought for the Day

Today I will look for new ways to serve my community.

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