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

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Prayer connects us together in the bonds of love.

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