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Whoever oppresses the poor shows contempt for their Maker, but whoever is kind to the needy honors God. - Proverbs 14:31 (NIV)

I was in a hurry when I came to a stop at a traffic light. A homeless person approached my car. As he came toward the driver’s side, I began to assume the worst of him even though he had given me no reason. I thought about not rolling down...

Today's Prayer
Merciful God, free us from prejudices that keep us from being generous and loving. Help us to see a reflection of Jesus in the faces of those we encounter today and to extend a helping hand to those in need. Amen.

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Today's Reading
Psalm 41:1-3

Thought for the Day

I can overcome my prejudice when I remember Jesus’ love.

Prayer Focus

Those experiencing homelessness


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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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