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Paul wrote, “I thank my God every time I mention you in my prayers.” - Philippians 1:3 (CEB)

As a child brought up in a military family, I usually lived thousands of miles away from “home,” which was my grandfather’s dairy farm in rural Minnesota. One of my most cherished memories of my visits there as a child is that of my grandfather leading family prayer. Each day...

Today's Prayer
O God, who calls us family, be with those we love this day, and hold us together in your heart. Amen.

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Today's Reading
Philippians 1:3-8

Thought for the Day

Prayer connects us together in the bonds of 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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