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Which of these three, do you think, was a neighbor to the man who fell into the hands of the robbers? - Luke 10:36 (NRSV)

The good Samaritan story is so familiar to me that I often skim through it instead of looking at the details. Most of us think we are, or should be, the good Samaritan of Jesus’ parable. But what message would the story have if we were the one who was...

Today's Prayer
O God, help us to accept your love from wherever and whomever it comes. Help us to show love and care to those we meet, not just those who are most like us. Amen.

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Today's Reading
Luke 10:25-37

Thought for the Day

Whom has God sent to help me? Will I receive them?

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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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