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Do not resist an evildoer. But if anyone strikes you on the right cheek, turn the other also. - Matthew 5:39 (NRSV)

My older brother ran down the stairs with tears streaming from his eyes. A few seconds later I followed, trying to keep up with him on my little, three-year-old legs. When my brother and I entered the living room, my mom was startled and concerned. She asked my brother, “What’s...

Today's Prayer
Dear Lord, thank you for the way you love us. Give us the strength to respond to others with love. Amen.

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Today's Reading
Matthew 5:38-42

Thought for the Day

Even when I want to retaliate, I will respond with love.

Prayer Focus

To choose love over revenge


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