Let your gentleness be evident to all. The Lord is near. - Philippians 4:5 (NIV)

I am a driven person. I thrive on achieving new things and checking items off my daily to-do list. I was competitive early in my childhood, even over simple games like musical chairs. As I grew older, I began to believe the message that we must always bring our best...

Today's Prayer
Dear God, as we pursue goals in life, teach us to be gentle with ourselves and others. Amen.
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Today's Reading
Matthew 11:28-30

Thought for the Day

When I am weighed down by self-criticism, I will remember to be gentle like Jesus.

Prayer Focus

People who are hard on themselves


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