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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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