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Humans see only what is visible to the eyes, but the Lord sees into the heart. - 1 Samuel 16:7 (CEB)

When our grandsons were ages 4 and 6, my husband underwent chemotherapy. We wondered how the outward changes in him would affect them. After a momentary look of concern, four-year-old Seth went running to his grandpa and entered into play as usual. Six-year-old Elliot said, “It’s okay, Grandpa, because you’re...

Today's Prayer
Dear Father, help us to look beyond our differences and to seek your image within one another. Amen.

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Today's Reading
Matthew 19:13-15

Thought for the Day

I will try to value others the way God values me.

Prayer Focus

Chemotherapy patients


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I join many of those who will pray for you as you seek to discern what you are called to be at this moment. May God grant you the courage to fulfill that calling. 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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