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Train children in the way they should go; when 
they grow old, they won’t depart from it. - Proverbs 22:6 (CEB)

My parents were of Armenian heritage. My mother’s name was Zabel, or Isabel. I give thanks to God for my parents and their legacy of family prayer.
I remember with fondness each night when my mother would place a worn carpet on the floor. She, my father, my three siblings,...

Today's Prayer
Creator God, thank you for the teachings and guidance of those whose faith has created the foundation of our own spiritual formation. Amen.

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Today's Reading
Matthew 19:13-15

Thought for the Day

How might I plant the seed of faith in another?

Prayer Focus

Children without 
 a supportive family


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