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I praise you, for I am fearfully and wonderfully made. Wonderful are your works; that I know very well. - Psalm 139:14 (NRSV)

As a five-foot-tall teenager with a poor complexion, I was always on the receiving end of jokes. My so-called friends called me by nicknames that referenced my height, and my well-meaning relatives recommended creams for my skin and exercises to help me grow taller. All this depressed me to no...

Today's Prayer
Dear God, thank you for the unique talents that you have given each of us. Use us to bring you glory. In Jesus’ name we pray. Amen.

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Today's Reading
1 Samuel 16:1-13

Thought for the Day

I am special because God made me.

Prayer Focus

People with low self-esteem


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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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