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The words of the reckless pierce like swords, 
but the tongue of the wise brings healing. - Proverbs 12:18 (NIV)

I know that gossiping and speaking ill of others is a sin, yet I still fall into this behavior constantly — and even blame others for my failure. If that co-worker were not so annoying, I would not complain about her to others. If only my neighbor would bring her...

Today's Prayer
O Lord, help us have only kind words for others as we remember how you love us. Amen.

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Today's Reading
James 3:3-12

Thought for the Day

“Be kind, compassionate, and forgiving to each other”(Eph. 4:32, CEB).

Prayer Focus

Neighbors struggling to get along


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Discovery Weekend Changed Me and Our Church.

"Discovery Weekend changed me. I now have a better and stronger relationship with God because of it. Also, it has changed our church because people from all grades got closer together." (Discovery Weekend is an Upper Room spiritual formation experience for middle schoolers).