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God saw all that he had made, and it was very good. - Genesis 1:31 (NIV)

Years ago my husband and I adopted our daughter, a young girl from Vietnam whose parents had been lost during the war. Her mother was Vietnamese, her father was black, and she was a beautiful shade of brown.

When she was five years old, we all went to a church...

Today's Prayer
Thank you, God, for creating all of humankind in your image. Forgive us when we fail to love others the way you love us. Amen.

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Today's Reading
Genesis 1:26-31

Thought for the Day

All the children of the world are children of God.

Prayer Focus

Children who have been adopted


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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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