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Let your light shine before people, so they can see the good things you do and praise your Father who is in heaven. - Matthew 5:16 (CEB)

When I think about being a light to the world, I remember one of my favorite childhood toys: a glow-in-the-dark, synthetic-rubber super ball. If I carried it in my pocket all day, it was merely a ball that could bounce really high. But if I left it out in the...

Today's Prayer
Dear God, fill us with your light and love. Guide us into opportunities today and every day where we can brighten the lives of others. Amen.

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Today's Reading
Matthew 5:13-16

Thought for the Day

How can God use me to light the world?

Prayer Focus

For ways my life can shine more brightly


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