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Jesus said, “A new command I give you: Love one another. As I have loved you, so you must love one another.” - John 13:34 (NIV)

As I got home with a car full of groceries, my buddies — a pair of four-foot-tall sandhill cranes who wander the neighborhood — foraged in the yard. I sang out, “Hi, guys!” I love these birds, but that day they stalked toward me. Instead of admiring their red and...

Today's Prayer
Dear Lord, help us to love like you. Encourage us to be brave and vulnerable with others. Amen.

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Today's Reading
Hebrews 12:1-3

Thought for the Day

Loving like Jesus is worth the risk.

Prayer Focus

Someone afraid to love


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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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