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Store up for yourselves treasures in heaven, where neither moth nor rust consumes and where 
thieves do not break in and steal. - Matthew 6:20 (NRSV)

When our children were young, their curious minds often attracted them to things they should not be touching. My natural response tended toward what I called a “King Kong” approach: ripping the item out of their fingers or mouth and giving them a fearsome look so they would be afraid...

Today's Prayer
Dear Lord, open our eyes to see the riches you have for us. Amen.

Today's Reading
Philippians 3:1-14

Thought for the Day

How can I follow my faith instead of my worldly desires?

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