[Jesus] said, “Come.” So Peter got out of the 
boat, started walking on the water, 
and came toward Jesus. - Matthew 14:29 (NRSV)

One summer, I stayed with a family who lived by a lake while I was doing a college internship. When I told them I didn’t know how to water ski, they were determined to teach me. This wasn’t easy for me, not only because I did not have great balance...

Today's Prayer
Dear Lord, grant us opportunities to follow you and the courage to step out of our comfort zones. Amen.

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Today's Reading
Matthew 14:22-33

Thought for the Day

Before I can follow Jesus, I have to step out of the boat.

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