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The devil left [Jesus], and angels came and took care of him. - Matthew 4:11 (CEB)

For several years I taught third grade in the same classroom where I had attended third grade.

On the first day of school each year, I would pass around my third-grade class picture and inform my students that I had once sat at one of the small desks, drunk from...

Today's Prayer
Dear Lord, how wonderful it is to know that you not only recognize but can relate to our human needs! Help us to convey your empathy and compassion to others. Amen.

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Today's Reading
Matthew 4:1-11

Thought for the Day

I will look for opportunities to show empathy and compassion today.

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