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The angel went to [Mary] and said, “Greetings, you who are highly favored! The Lord is with you.” Mary was greatly troubled at his words and wondered what kind of greeting this might be. - Luke 1:28-29 (NIV)

A week before Christmas we arrived at the Nashville airport to head home. During the previous 11 days, my husband and I had spent many long hours helping with disaster response after tornadoes had torn through the area. We were exhausted and left with little time to prepare to celebrate...

Today's Prayer
Dear God, give us eyes to see, ears to hear, and minds to recognize your presence in the midst of our hectic lives. Amen.

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Today's Reading
Luke 1:26-38

Thought for the Day

Today I will look for God in unlikely places.

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White Silence is inexcusable

“I join many of those who will pray for you as you seek to discern what is it that you are called to be at this moment. May God grant you the courage. May we all open our eyes and see the misery, open our ears and hear the cries of God’s People and like God through the Lord Jesus Christ, be incarnate amongst them.”

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