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Jesus said, “All these people gave their gifts out of their wealth; but [this poor widow] out of her poverty put in all she had to live on.” - Luke 21:4 (NIV)

When my husband and our two-and-a-half-year-old great-grandson Carson returned from a walk one morning, Carson handed me what was left of a rose. Apparently, it was already wilted when he found it, and on the way home all but one rather sad-looking petal had fallen off. In spite of that,...

Today's Prayer
Dear Father, help us to give with joyful and generous hearts. As Jesus taught us, we pray, “Father, hallowed be your name, your kingdom come. Give us each day our daily bread. Forgive us our sins, for we also forgive everyone who sins against us. And lead us not into temptation” (Luke 11:2-4, NIV). Amen.

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Today's Reading
Luke 21:1-4

Thought for the Day

I want to offer God the best of what I have.

Prayer Focus

Children learning to give


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I join many of those who will pray for you as you seek to discern what you are called to be at this moment. May God grant you the courage to fulfill that calling. 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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