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Jesus said, “Anyone who will not receive the kingdom of God like a little child will never enter it.” - Mark 10:15 (NIV)

I enjoy babysitting my granddaughter, Molly. But recently she had a fever and didn’t feel well. An unhappy, sick two-year-old can be a challenge. Yet Molly has taught me a lesson about God’s love.
When Molly feels sad or stressed and needs comforting, she doesn’t cry or demand to be...

Today's Prayer
Dear Jesus, we want to feel the safety of your embrace. We need your loving arms around us today and every day. Amen.

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Today's Reading
Mark 9:35-37

Thought for the Day

Fear and sadness cannot win when I am in God’s arms.

Prayer Focus

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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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