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Moved with pity, Jesus stretched out his hand and touched him. - Mark 1:41 (NRSV)

My mind was reeling over our daughter’s premature birth, her birth defects, and then having to leave my wife in another hospital. At the neonatal intensive care unit there, I stood watching my baby. She looked so tiny and fragile. Then a nurse said, “Touch her. She needs your touch.”...

Today's Prayer
O God, thank you for surrounding us with your healing love. Amen.

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Today's Reading
Mark 1:40-45

Thought for the Day

Our loving actions can be God’s presence to others.

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