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Day by day, as they spent much time together in the temple, they broke bread at home and ate their 
food with glad and generous hearts. - Acts 2:46 (NRSV)

In our culture, we celebrate the end of the year with a New Year’s Eve party with our friends. We always have an array of food and enjoy music, dancing, and friendly conversation.
About three years ago, I joined a Christian church. We celebrate our year-end gatherings differently now. A...

Today's Prayer
God of hope, we ask for your loving guidance and blessing wherever people gather to learn, worship, and pray. Amen.

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Today's Reading
Acts of the Apostles 2:41-47

Thought for the Day

Today I will tell others of my abiding hope in God.

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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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