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Gracious words are a honeycomb, sweet to 
the soul and healing to the bones. - Proverbs 16:24 (NIV)

Words are powerful. When I was a kid, I was never chosen to play on my classroom’s team and suffered from the hurtful words others said to me. Although I tried to strengthen myself in the face of their bullying, still their words affected me deeply. Over time, I became...

Today's Prayer
O Lord, grant us gracious words to bless the people around us. Amen.

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Today's Reading
James 3:3-13

Thought for the Day

Today I will show God’s love by speaking words of encouragement.

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Seeing young people, both men and women, participate in and write their testimonies at The Upper Room daily devotional writers’ workshop in Yangon, 2019, has been a highlight for me. The event and testimonies led to the publication of the first Lenten devotional in the Myanmar language. I truly believe that through The Upper Room ministry, the Lord will continue to equip people in Myanmar to grow and to share the gospel of Jesus Christ.”

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