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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