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When the Lord saw her, he had compassion 
for her and said to her, “Do not weep.” - Luke 7:13 (NRSV)

“A Mother’s Love” was the caption above a calendar photo of a Ugandan woman as she sat comforting her sick child in a hospital bed. The tenderness in her face as she gently held his hand pulled at my heartstrings.
I had also just read the newsletter of a different...

Today's Prayer
Dear Lord Jesus, open our hearts wider to show your compassion for suffering people by our loving concern and action. Amen.

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Today's Reading
Luke 7:11-15

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