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Why do you worry about clothing? Consider the lilies of the field, how they grow; they neither 
toil nor spin, yet . . . even Solomon in all his 
glory was not clothed like one of these. - Matthew 6:28-29 (NRSV)

When we visited Ajo, Arizona, we went on a tour of the desert south of the city. There we spotted the Ajo lily, or desert lily. It has a beautiful flower, like a smaller version of the Easter lily. It only grows in the deserts of the American Southwest and...

Today's Prayer
Dear Lord, remind us that where we see ugliness you see beauty; where we see fear, you see hope. Amen.

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Today's Reading
Isaiah 35:1-2

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