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Whoever has ears to listen should pay attention! . . . Listen carefully! God will evaluate you with the same standard you use to evaluate others. Indeed, you will receive even more. - Mark 4:23-24 (CEB)

These days I have plenty of time for porch-sitting at my home in Mississippi. But life wasn’t always this way. When I was 35, I struggled through a divorce and became a single mom of four children. I began getting up early in the morning so that I could have...

Today's Prayer
Dear God, thank you for teaching us how to listen to you. Help us to hear the hearts of others and show them your love and care. Amen.

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Today's Reading
Revelation 3:18-22

Thought for the Day

How can I listen to others the way God listens to me?

Prayer Focus

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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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