When [Jesus] sent [the crowds] away, he went up onto a mountain by himself to pray. Evening came and he was alone. - Matthew 14:23 (CEB)

I once tried making bread. It had just four ingredients: flour, water, salt, and yeast. I thought, How hard could it be? I mixed the ingredients to form a sticky dough, covered it with a damp cloth and plastic bag, and set it by the stove to rise for an...

Today's Prayer
Dear Lord, help us to care for ourselves as we also care for others. Nurture our faith so that your love and mercy can rise within us. Amen.
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Today's Reading
Matthew 14:13-23

Thought for the Day

How will I prioritize my faith today?

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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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