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You are no longer a slave but a child, and if a child then also an heir, through God. - Galatians 4:7 (NRSV)

An old and somewhat rare coin fascinated me, so I bought it. The value of the coin was stamped on it: fifty cents. But to a collector or a hobbyist, that coin is worth far more than that. The coin has two values: the value that the government stamped on...

Today's Prayer
Help us, Holy One, to see the worth and dignity in everyone we meet, remembering that we are all your beloved children. We pray in the name of Jesus Christ: “Our Father in heaven, hallowed be your name, your kingdom come, your will be done on earth as it is in heaven. Give us today our daily bread. Forgive us our debts, as we also have forgiven our debtors. And lead us not into temptation, but deliver us from the evil one” (Matt. 6:9-13, niv). Amen.

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Today's Reading
Psalm 8:3-9

Thought for the Day

I am worth more to God than I can imagine.

Prayer Focus

To see worth in every person


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