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Be perfect, therefore, as your 
heavenly Father is perfect. - Matthew 5:48 (NRSV)

On a recent vacation I took two of my sons to northern New Mexico where we saw many beautiful places and visited a number of historic sites. We also spent one day climbing Wheeler Peak, the highest mountain in the state. I had been exercising and losing weight in anticipation...

Today's Prayer
Dear Lord, help us to give our best efforts in growing our relationship with you. Help us to love our neighbors as we love ourselves. Amen.

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Today's Reading
Philippians 2:1-11

Thought for the Day

How much effort am I giving in my walk with God?

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