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Jesus said, “This is my commandment, that you love one another as I have loved you.” - John 15:12 (NRSV)

When I was 11 years old, a new family joined our church. Alex, the 13-year-old boy in this family, was a bit of a wild child. I mostly avoided Alex because I thought he was too loud and immature. After a few months, my mom told me she had scheduled...

Today's Prayer
Dear God, help us to be open to new friendships and to love others as you love us. Amen.

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Today's Reading
Luke 6:27-36

Thought for the Day

God can bless me through unlikely friendships.

Prayer Focus

People different from me

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While several strategies for reopening the world are being discussed, I encourage you—the people of God everywhere—to allow this season to be a formative one during which you can make new discoveries about God and increase your faith. Use this time to embark on a life of prayer, a life of study, and a life of action—involvement in the community.” 

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