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The angel said to [the shepherds], “Do not be afraid; for see — I am bringing you good news of great joy for all the people. - Luke 2:10 (NRSV)

Christmas this year was different than previous seasons. I didn’t join a choir, so I wasn’t busy with rehearsals. Most of my family members and relatives couldn’t come for Christmas, so I didn’t prepare a party but went out for dinner instead. I did a little shopping, but it was...

Today's Prayer
Dear God, thank you for giving us Jesus, your Son. Amen.

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Today's Reading
Luke 2:1-7

Thought for the Day

How am I seeking the Savior this Christmas?

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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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