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Do not neglect to show hospitality to strangers, for by doing that some have entertained angels without knowing it. - Hebrews 13:2 (NRSV)

When I was a young lawyer, one of the first visitors to my office was a woman in her mid-80s who arrived on a large tricycle. I eventually learned that her name was Blanche and that she was well known in the small community for traveling around town on her...

Today's Prayer
Heavenly Father, thank you for your presence with us. Bless those who teach us about your love. Amen.

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Today's Reading
Matthew 6:1-4

Thought for the Day

Today I will remain alert for glimpses of God in others.

Prayer Focus

Someone who has shown me unexpected kindness


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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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