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Accept one another . . . just as Christ accepted 
you, in order to bring praise to God. - Romans 15:7 (NIV)

As my husband and I drove through the forest to our campsite, I studied the trees along the road. One had some dead branches, another a broken top; still others had bent limbs or odd shapes. In fact every tree seemed to have some imperfection — yet together they formed...

Today's Prayer
Dear God, help us to accept others and love them as you do, despite their imperfections — and despite our own. Amen.

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Today's Reading
Romans 15:1-7

Thought for the Day

Though we are scarred and imperfect, God builds the church with us.

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