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Jesus said, “How often have I desired to gather your children together as a hen gathers her brood under her wings, and you were not willing!” - Matthew 23:37 (NRSV)

Our family has a small flock of chickens. One spring, we watched our mother hen hatch six eggs. When the chicks were small, she was always busy trying to keep her brood together. One morning, we heard the hen making loud, strange noises, and we could tell that something wasn’t...

Today's Prayer
Loving God, help us to love others the way you love us. Amen.

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Today's Reading
Psalm 20:1-9

Thought for the Day

God will always love and protect me.

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