Jesus said, “Love your neighbor as yourself.” - Matthew 22:39 (NIV)

Being a perfectionist, I can be pretty hard on myself when things don’t go just right. Often judgmental, condemning, and merciless thoughts about myself plague me. Why can’t I be the loving person I want to be all the time? Three out of five times just won’t do! On one...

Today's Prayer
Merciful God, help us to see ourselves and others the way you do — as your children worthy of love. Amen.
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Today's Reading
Matthew 22:36-40

Thought for the Day

When I accept God’s love for me, I can pour out thatlove on others.

Prayer Focus

To love myself as God loves me


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