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Jesus said, “I tell you, you are Peter, and 
on this rock I will build my church.” - Matthew 16:18 (NRSV)

Now that I am between careers, I find it challenging when I first meet people. In the past, when asked what I do for a living, I have loved being able to say, “I am a student” or “I am a teacher.” In a few short words, these descriptions summarized...

Today's Prayer
O God, thank you for loving us and valuing us, no matter what job we have or do not have. Amen.

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Today's Reading
Matthew 16:13-20

Thought for the Day

No matter what, I am a child of God.

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