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[Jesus] said, “Truly I tell you, unless you change 
and become like little children, you will 
never enter the kingdom of heaven.” - Matthew 18:3 (NIV)

As my son, André, and I waited at the doctor’s office, an elderly woman and her son came in and sat by us. Her son appeared to be around 50 years old and had some special needs. When the woman got up and left her son for just a few...

Today's Prayer
God of hope, grant us the gift of understanding to see through the eyes of a child and learn to recognize the humanity in all your people. Amen.

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Today's Reading
Matthew 18:1-5

Thought for the Day

Children have much to teach me about God’s kingdom.

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