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

One February morning, I walked into the church’s daycare center and found the room filled with valentines — red hearts, pink hearts, hearts adorned with paper doilies, hearts cut from magazines. They hung from the ceiling; they were posted on bulletin boards and taped to windows; they were scattered on...

Today's Prayer
Loving God, we want to know you and be known by you. May your love radiate from us so that others will know your love. Amen.

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Today's Reading
1 John 4:16-19

Thought for the Day

I will be intentional about showing my love for God today.

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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