I praise you because I am fearfully and wonderfully made; your works are wonderful, I know that full well. - Psalm 139:14 (NIV)

Growing up as a dark-skinned boy, I endured constant pain from bullies who would call me “charcoal boy.” These taunts seriously affected my self-esteem and self-confidence. I would come home from school dejected and in tears.

I became angry with God for making me dark and — as I thought...

Today's Prayer
O Lord, thank you for making us in your wonderful image. When the world makes us doubt it, remind us of our beauty as your children. Amen.

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Today's Reading
Psalm 139:1-14

Thought for the Day

I am a beautiful creation of God.

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