Do not be anxious about anything, but in 
every situation, by prayer and petition, with 
thanksgiving, present your requests to God. - Philippians 4:6 (NIV)

When I returned home from the market with my groceries, my three-year-old son, Alan, spotted the biscuits. He exclaimed loudly, “Papa, biscuits!” Then suddenly he began to cry as he kept asking for them. Alan’s behavior made me a little sad. I thought, Why doesn’t he ask with a smile?...

Today's Prayer
Loving God, give us hearts full of faith so that we may receive in abundance. Amen.
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Today's Reading
Luke 11:5-13

Thought for the Day

I will approach God today with trust and thanksgiving.

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