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If you then, though you are evil, know how to give good gifts to your children, how much more 
will your Father in heaven give the 
Holy Spirit to those who ask him! - Luke 11:13 (NIV)

After church our family made our way to a bagel shop and purchased a baker’s dozen of various bagels. Each of our older children picked out her favorite, and my wife and I shared with the younger kids. After brunch, as I was putting away the remaining bagels, the kids...

Today's Prayer
Gracious God, forgive us when we lose sight of your steadfast love. Thank you for always being patient with our doubts. Amen.

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Today's Reading
Luke 11:5-13

Thought for the Day

Today I will look for reminders of God’s love.

Prayer Focus

Someone doubting God’s love


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