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The Lord make his face shine on you and be gracious to you. - Numbers 6:25 (NIV)

From 4:00 to 6:00 each morning I spend time in prayer and devotion. I find it the best time to engage in conversation with God, praising and thanking God for each new day. As I was meditating one morning, I thought: What does God’s smile look like? What can we...

Today's Prayer
God of joy and blessing, thank you for your smile that we see reflected each day on the faces of all who believe in you. Amen.

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Today's Reading
Numbers 6:22-27

Thought for the Day

When I smile at others — often through words and deeds — God smiles at me.

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