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Search me, O God, and know my heart; test me and know my thoughts. - Psalm 139:23 (NRSV)

The CT technician stepped from behind the glass partition. As I sat up to leave, she approached me with a few questions: “You have clips in your chest from open-heart surgery?” “Yes,” I replied. “And you have had a total hip replacement?” Again, I answered yes. Finally she asked, “And...

Today's Prayer
Dear Lord, search our hearts. Show us how to align our hearts and our actions so that others may know we follow you. Amen.

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Today's Reading
Psalm 139:13-24

Thought for the Day

God knows my heart, thoughts, and desires.

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