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This is indeed the will of my Father, that all who see the Son and believe in him may have eternal life; and I will raise them up on the last day. - John 6:40  (NRSV)

Avocados are one of my favorite fruits, so I decided to try to grow an avocado plant. Following the tips I found online, I stuck four toothpicks into the seed so it could rest half-submerged on the mouth of a jar filled with water — and waited.
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Today's Prayer
Dear God, help us to remember the hope we have in you, even when our situation seems hopeless. Amen.

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Today's Reading
John 11:17-27

Thought for the Day

God gives me hope of new beginnings.

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"Thank you for the creative teams [of The Upper Room] who are working together to share the power of prayer around the world. You have collaborated with everyone working from our homes to share the gifts of hope, love, grace, and peace." (Written in response to The Upper Room COVID-19 response efforts). View Jaqui's video contribution to the initiative, helping us create space and time for God in these anxious times.