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The one who makes people holy and those who are made holy are of the same family. So Jesus is not ashamed to call them brothers and sisters. - Hebrews 2:11 (NIV)

One of my earliest childhood memories is when my grandparents surprised us by arriving at our doorstep unannounced. They lived eight hours away so we were overjoyed to see them. My grandparents had brought me a gift, but the real treat was their presence.
When Jesus was born, he arrived...

Today's Prayer
Wonderful Counselor, thank you for coming to live among us. Help us to show warmth to everyone we meet. Amen.

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Today's Reading
Hebrews 2:5-18

Thought for the Day

How can I show Christ’s compassion to everyone I meet?

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Compassion is the heartbeat of humanity. When we are living in our truest, deepest selves we know how to care and connect.”

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