Your beauty should not come from outward adornment . . . Rather, it should be that of your inner 
self, the unfading beauty of a gentle and quiet 
spirit, which is of great worth in God’s sight. - 1 Peter 3:3-4 (NIV)

Today’s quoted scripture was written for early Christians, but I think many people who struggle with low self-esteem can identify with these words today. At sixteen years old, I am no exception.
One place I feel wanted and important is at my church. I am the assistant teacher for the...

Today's Prayer
Thank you, God, for seeing the beauty in all of us. Help us to love ourselves and each other as you love us. Amen.
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Today's Reading
Genesis 1:26-31

Thought for the Day

All of God’s creations are beautiful.

Prayer Focus

Those who struggle with 
 low self-esteem

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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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