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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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Emmaus helped me laugh again, and it brought joy back to my life after the loss of my child. I am now stronger than ever in my walk with the Lord. And to this day, I continue to sponsor pilgrims to The Walk to Emmaus. In my local church, I have led our discipleship team and have had the opportunity to start new Sunday school classes and various women’s ministries. ¡De Colores!”

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