Give thanks to the Lord, for he is good; 
his love endures forever. - 1 Chronicles 16:34 (NIV)

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Today's Prayer
Dear God, give us grateful hearts so we may 
appreciate the work that you do in our lives. Amen.
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Today's Reading
1 Chronicles 16:34-36

Thought for the Day

Being grateful helps me to recognize God’s blessings.

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I join many of those who will pray for you as you seek to discern what you are called to be at this moment. May God grant you the courage to fulfill that calling. May we all open our eyes and see the misery, open our ears and hear the cries of God’s people, and, like God through the Lord Jesus Christ, be incarnate amongst them.” 

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