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We know love by this, that [the Son of God] laid down his life for us — and we ought to lay 
down our lives for one another. - 1 John 3:16 (NRSV)

Early in our marriage, my husband proclaimed that he would be willing to die for me. I thought my husband’s 
dramatic declaration sounded good, but I didn’t completely believe him. The evening before, at dinner, Michael had gotten a milkshake. I didn’t want a whole milkshake — just a few...

Today's Prayer
Dear Father, may the example of Jesus’ selfless love inspire us to lay down our own lives in love as well. Amen.

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Today's Reading
Mark 8:31-36

Thought for the Day

How will I reflect Christ’s self-sacrificing love to others?

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Throughout my Walk I experienced the presence of the Risen One in the devotional spaces as well as in times of teaching, meditation, and prayer. The communion with brothers, experienced in the daily sharing at the table and in the Word, generated deep bonds of brotherhood.” 

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