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[Jesus] said to [his disciples], “When you 
pray, say: Father, hallowed be your 
name. Your kingdom come." - Luke 11:2 (NRSV)

My daughter Alexis is an active three-year-old who loves 
to talk. Her favorite question is, “Why?” Many days we have in-depth conversations about why I go to work, why she goes to school, and even why we have to sleep at night.
Recently she asked, “Why do we pray?” I...

Today's Prayer
Dear God, give us the strength and power, through your Holy Spirit, to trust you to transform the world and to transform us. Let your will be done. Amen.

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Today's Reading
Luke 5:12-16

Thought for the Day

In times of uncertainty, I will pray to God.

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