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Do not be distressed and do not be angry with yourselves for selling me here, because it was to save lives that God sent me ahead of you. - Genesis 45:5 (NIV)

My family relies on me for help financially. While my friends go shopping for new clothes, bags, or shoes, I must save money to pay rent for my family’s home. When my friends go on vacation, I have to save money for my father’s medical care. I’m sometimes tempted to...

Today's Prayer
God of grace, thank you for opportunities to be a blessing to others. Amen.

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Today's Reading
Genesis 45:1-15

Thought for the Day

I will joyfully accept opportunities to bless others today.

Prayer Focus

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Throughout my Walk I experienced the presence of the Risen One in the devotional spaces as well as in times of teaching, meditation, and prayer. The communion with brothers, experienced in the daily sharing at the table and in the Word, generated deep bonds of brotherhood.” 

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