The Son of Man did not come to be served, but to serve, and to give his life as a ransom for many. - Mark 10:45 (NIV)

Several years ago I slipped on some ice and landed hard on my dominant hand, badly spraining my wrist. Since I lived alone, I had to do everything with one hand for several days. The simplest of tasks, like buttering a bagel, were suddenly difficult. My daughter drove over an...

Today's Prayer
Dear Lord, use our hands to serve in any way we can, and lift our hearts in gratitude for all those who are serving. Amen.
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Today's Reading
Mark 10:42-45

Thought for the Day

My hands are God’s gift to serve others.

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