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There is no longer Jew or Greek, there is no longer slave or free, there is no longer male and female; for all of you are one in Christ Jesus. - Galatians 3:28 (NRSV)

In the mid-1950s, I was a teenager working with some men loading turkeys for the upcoming Thanksgiving holiday. We worked hard putting the turkeys in crates and loading them on trucks, then we stopped to go to town for lunch. We all sat down at one big table, but the...

Today's Prayer
Dear God, help us to recognize discrimination and to go out of our way to treat one another with the love you have given us. Amen.

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Today's Reading
Matthew 22:34-40

Thought for the Day

Any time I see discrimination against one of God’s children, I will speak up.

Prayer Focus

Victims of racism


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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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