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O give thanks to the Lord, call on his name, make known his deeds among the peoples. - 1 Chronicles 16:8 (NRSV)

As a public-utility worker for many years, I went out on service calls — often at odd times and to bad situations. Many times, I was greeted by someone who acted as if I were personally responsible for the sudden disruption. I was often accused of being incompetent, irresponsible, and...

Today's Prayer
O holy Father, never let us forget that when we call on you in faith, you will be there to give us strength. As Jesus taught us, we 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
Psalm 118:5-14

Thought for the Day

God is always ready to listen to me.

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