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Be kind to one another, tenderhearted, forgiving one another, as God in Christ has forgiven you. - Ephesians 4:32 (NRSV)

Growing up I had a challenging relationship with my father. Though I knew he loved me, he often hurt my feelings by the things he said to me or the way he said them. I grew up thinking all sorts of negative things about myself that simply were not true....

Today's Prayer
Father God, help us to see the confusion, hurt, or anger of others and to offer love where there is insult. Amen.

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Today's Reading
Ephesians 4:25-32

Thought for the Day

Today I will offer God’s love in places of pain.

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