Do not neglect to show hospitality to strangers, for by doing that some have entertained angels without knowing it. - Hebrews 13:2 (NRSV)

I had just completed four hours of medication infusion to treat my lymphoma. Like every treatment, it had left me fatigued. My wife and I drove to a nearby restaurant to await the 4:00 p.m. opening time.

Two women were already sitting on the long bench outside and graciously welcomed...

Today's Prayer
O God, help us not only to receive strangers but also to respond with humility and thanksgiving when you send them to minister to us unexpectedly. Amen.
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Today's Reading
Luke 2:8-15

Thought for the Day

Today I will look for someone who needs my prayers.

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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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