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Love is patient, love is kind. It does not envy, it does not boast, it is not proud. - 1 Corinthians 13:4 (NIV)

My friend Emily suffers from cystic fibrosis, a degenerative lung disease. She often wheezes and has labored breathing, and she periodically sees a specialist to determine if she is a candidate for a lung transplant.

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Today's Prayer
Merciful God, forgive us when we envy. Reveal to us any envy in our hearts, and change our thoughts and hearts to love more like you. Amen.

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Today's Reading
1 Samuel 18:6-16

Thought for the Day

God can transform my heart and replace envy with love.

Prayer Focus

Someone struggling with envy


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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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