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[The two disciples] said to each other, “Were not our hearts burning within us while he was talking 
to us on the road, while he was opening the 
scriptures to us?" That same hour they 
got up and returned to Jerusalem. - Luke 24:32-33 (NRSV)

My son was raving about his favorite sport, rugby. As I sat there nodding now and again, all I needed to say was, “Wow!” or “Really?” He was waving his arms around excitedly and his face was alight with passion. His enthusiasm was infectious. Six months later I found myself...

Today's Prayer
Dear Lord, when things do not go according to our expectations, open our eyes to your perspective. Help us to share with others the encouragement we receive. Amen.

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Today's Reading
Luke 24:13-35

Thought for the Day

Today I will share the good news of Jesus Christ.

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I join many of those who will pray for you as you seek to discern what you are called to be at this moment. May God grant you the courage to fulfill that calling. May we all open our eyes and see the misery, open our ears and hear the cries of God’s people, and, like God through the Lord Jesus Christ, be incarnate amongst them.” 

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