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Jesus said, “Truly I tell you, this poor widow 
has put in more than all those who are 
contributing to the treasury.” - Mark 12:43 (NRSV)

As a young Annapolis plebe disembarking from the USS Newport News to tour the old brick streets of Lisbon, Portugal, I saw an old man in dirty clothing begging on the curb. I did not understand Portuguese, but his gestures were clear. My heart was touched, and I wanted to...

Today's Prayer
Dear Lord, thank you for your constant presence, patience, and love. Help us to give generously to people in need. Amen.

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Today's Reading
Mark 12:41-44

Thought for the Day

God is pleased when I give generously.

Prayer Focus

To give generously


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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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