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God doesn’t look at things like humans do. Humans see only what is visible to the eyes, but the Lord sees into the heart. - 1 Samuel 16:7 (CEB)

Since I have been in prison, my daughter has sent me several drawings. One of my favorites is a self-portrait she drew when she was four years old. To anyone else it probably looks like a bunch of shapes: circles, triangles, ovals, and squares that she assembled to form a...

Today's Prayer
Dear God, help us show kindness to everyone we meet today. Amen.

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Today's Reading
1 Samuel 16:4-7

Thought for the Day

I can reflect God’s love by taking time to notice others.

Prayer Focus

Children whose parents are in prison


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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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