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Jesus said, “Father, forgive them, for they 
do not know what they are doing.” - Luke 23:34 (NIV)

Many years ago when I was seven and my brother was three, I witnessed a group of adults bullying my mother because she was of Japanese heritage. Even though I was too young to understand why this was happening, I was angry and felt hatred. I knew that if my...

Today's Prayer
Dear Father, thank you for forgiving our sins as we forgive those who sin against us. Amen.

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Today's Reading
Matthew 5:43-48

Thought for the Day

When I forgive, God heals me.

Prayer Focus

Those who persecute me


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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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