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We love because God first loved us. - 1 John 4:19 (CEB)

Our hearts were broken. A few months earlier, we had lost our beloved dog. One day my husband and I felt it was time to visit the local animal shelter and look for a pet who might fill the hole in our hearts. And we found him! He was in...

Today's Prayer
Dear God, help us not to wait for others to show love to us, but give us courage to love them first. Amen.

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Today's Reading
1 John 4:19-21

Thought for the Day

Today I will look for opportunities to surprise others with acts of love.

Prayer Focus

Someone who needs my love

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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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