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My brothers and sisters, when you show favoritism you deny the faithfulness of our Lord Jesus Christ. - James 2:1 (CEB)

When I was 54 years old, I moved back home with my mother and sister. During this time, I realized how much I loved birds. I was especially fond of robins.

One day I saw crows taking over the birdbath. I chased them away because I wanted only the robins...

Today's Prayer
Our heavenly Father, when we interact with others, help us to remember that we are all your creation. Help us all to love one another as you have loved us. Amen.

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Today's Reading
James 2:1-8

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Today I will try to see everyone as God does.

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