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The steadfast love of the Lord never ceases, 
his mercies never come to an end; 
they are new every morning. - Lamentations 3:22-23 (NRSV)

For several years, wild violets have grown in part of my herb garden. Then it finally occurred to me that violets are weeds. They may be beautiful, but I was allowing them to sap the vital nutrients from the soil to the detriment of my herbs. I had compromised the...

Today's Prayer
Gracious God, forgive our failings. Help us to uproot sin from our hearts and minds and use our hands, feet, and voices to spread your good news. Amen.

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Today's Reading
Matthew 13:24-30

Thought for the Day

How do the compromises and choices I make impact my spiritual growth?

Prayer Focus

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