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We are . . . Christ’s ambassadors, as though God were making his appeal through us. - 2 Corinthians 5:20 (NIV)

Last fall, my autistic son was struggling in school with an impatient, inexperienced teacher. After daily unpleasant encounters, he became anxious and began to lose his love for learning. As his main advocate, I attempted to communicate with the teacher for several months, only to be ignored.

Later, as I...

Today's Prayer
Dear God, thank you for helping us to respond in love to everyone we encounter today. Amen.

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Today's Reading
2 Corinthians 5:17-21

Thought for the Day

Today I will show God’s love by responding peacefully.

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