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I wish I had wings like a dove! I’d fly away and rest. - Psalm 55:6 (CEB)

At the institute where I teach, I gave a special assignment to the first-year students. I asked them to write a prose-poem on the topic, “If I were given two wings.” Some students started writing right away, while others hesitated. With some persuasion on my part all of them finished...

Today's Prayer
Heavenly Father, empower us to become wings of love so that we may reach out to those who are in need. Amen.

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Today's Reading
1 Timothy 6:17-19

Thought for the Day

Our divine calling is to be a blessing for others.

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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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