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There are different kinds of service,but the same Lord. - 1 Corinthians 12:5 (NIV)

On vacation in Vienna, Austria, my husband and I took time to watch the famous Lipizzaner stallions. These beautiful horses performed elegant maneuvers, precise and controlled steps, and amazing leaps. I was enthralled by their magnificence.

Later, as we strolled through the old town of Vienna, I saw pairs of...

Today's Prayer
Dear Lord, help us to use the talents you have given us without looking for reward or recognition. Amen.

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Today's Reading
1 Corinthians 12:5-6, 12-27

Thought for the Day

How can I use my talents to serve God today?

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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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