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This is the day that the Lord has made; let us rejoice and be glad in it. - Psalm 118:24 (NRSV)

On May 1, 2018, the meditation in The Upper Room was about a young boy who sat on the stairs putting pebbles in his mouth. His mother took the rocks out, but he resisted going to the dining room where dessert awaited. Finally, when he saw a chocolate cake on...

Today's Prayer
Thank you, God, for our eternal life in Christ. Help us to await heaven with joy. Amen.

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Today's Reading
Revelation 21:1-5

Thought for the Day

The gifts God offers me do not end with this life.

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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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