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The one who is greatest among you will be your servant. All who lift themselves up will be brought low. But all who make themselves low will be lifted up. - Matthew 23:11-12 (CEB)

As I returned to my hotel room soaked from the rain, I passed two members of the housekeeping staff in the corridor. One of them stopped me and pointed at my untied shoelace. I thanked her but didn’t stop to tie it. After all, I was only a short distance...

Today's Prayer
Dear Lord, help us to see and respond to the needs of others and to fully appreciate the kindnesses shown to us by friends, family, or even strangers. Amen.

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Today's Reading
Luke 22:24-30

Thought for the Day

If I want to show God’s love, I will first be a servant.

Prayer Focus

Hotel housekeeping staff

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