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Jesus stood still and called them, saying, 
“What do you want me to do for you?” - Matthew 20:32 (NRSV)

When I’m at a social gathering and someone discovers I’m a pastor, the person often responds with nervous laughter and says something like, “I’d better watch my language!” Then sometimes people ask, “What do I call you? Pastor? Reverend?” They need to know if there’s a pattern or some sort...

Today's Prayer
Lord of life, show us your mercy and help us to see how deeply you love us. Lead us into a closer relationship with you. Amen.

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Today's Reading
Matthew 20:29-34

Thought for the Day

I can be honest in my prayers.

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I wish . . . when I was a child . . .

"This is absolutely lovely! How I wish I had been exposed or otherwise taught this beautiful lesson exactly as it is written here when I was a child. Going on 60 years old now, I am just coming to believe the words contained in this piece. As I look back on my life now, I suspect that my feelings of unworthiness of God’s love began at a very young age. Not explicitly, by which I mean to say that I was never told that I was not worthy of God’s love and mercy, but rather implicitly, through my experiences with simple human error and a constant focus on perfection and pleasing others. I cannot express to you how beautiful this piece is to me; I can only tell you that it touches me very deeply. Thank you!" Read more about Pockets.