When Jesus came to the place, he looked up and said to him, “Zacchaeus, hurry and come down; for I must stay at your house today.” - Luke 19:5 (NRSV)

A few years ago my family and I were at Cambridge University in England around the time of the annual examinations. As we walked, I saw a student sitting alone on a bench with his head in his hands. I thought about going over to comfort him, but I hesitated,...

Today's Prayer
Dear Jesus, encourage us when we hesitate to reach out to those around us who are hurting or alone. Amen.

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Today's Reading
Luke 19:1-10

Thought for the Day

Offering God’s love and comfort to others is worth the risk.

Prayer Focus

Someone waiting for me to reach out

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