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Jesus said, “Come to me, all you who are weary and burdened, and I will give you rest.” - Matthew 11:28 (NIV)

When my children were young, I homeschooled them. Lunchtime was usually my first break of the day. At noon, I gathered everyone to eat, and we held hands to pray. But as I bowed my head and spoke thankful words to God, my mind sprinted ahead: eat quickly, put away...

Today's Prayer
Father God, remind us to pause and enter into your presence many times each day. As we offer our gratitude, may we receive the rest and peace you promise. Amen.

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Today's Reading
Luke 5:12-16

Thought for the Day

I can enter into God’s presence any time of day.

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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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