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Let your light shine before others, that they may see your good deeds and glorify your Father in heaven. - Matthew 5:16 (NIV)

One bleak, cloudy, autumn day, I went to do my grocery shopping. As I approached the shopping center, I was astounded by a liquidambar tree in the full glory of its autumn colors. Against the gray day and gray buildings, the tree stood out with its bright gold and red...

Today's Prayer
Loving God, may our lives show others that we belong to you. Help us to shine brightly to the world around us. Amen.

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Today's Reading
Matthew 5:13-16

Thought for the Day

Daily opportunities to shine Christ’s love abound.

Prayer Focus

For boldness to share my faith


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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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