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Jacob said to Esau, “To see your face is like seeing the face of God, now that you have received me favorably.” - Genesis 33:10 (NIV)

For the longest time my brother and I didn’t get along. As a child, I idolized him and followed him everywhere — but he didn’t want me around. He seemed to delight in making me cry or making me angry. Even as adults, we couldn’t be in the same room...

Today's Prayer
Forgiving God, thank you for teaching us to forgive so we can be free to love you and each other. Amen.

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Today's Reading
Genesis 33:1-10

Thought for the Day

I can repair a relationship by forgiving someone as God forgives me.

Prayer Focus

Estranged siblings


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