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A generous person will be enriched, and one who gives water will get water. - Proverbs 11:25 (NRSV)

During one of my first mission trips to Mexico, we stayed in the minister’s home next to the church and worked alongside the people in the community.

Although the trip was nearly 30 years ago, I recall one Wednesday like it was yesterday.

While we worked, an elderly woman came...

Today's Prayer
Dear God, thank you that even simple acts can be performed in Jesus’ name. Help us to continuously share your love with others. Amen.

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Today's Reading
2 Corinthians 9:6-15

Thought for the Day

Who has reflected Jesus’ love to me lately?

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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