Let each of you look not to your own interests, but to the interests of others. Let the same mind be in you that was in Christ Jesus. - Philippians 2:4-5 (NRSV)

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Today's Prayer
God, our ultimate healer, thank you for calling us to serve as ministering angels of mercy to those in need. Give us the strength to love others with your love. Amen.
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Philippians 2:1-11

Thought for the Day

I can be God’s hands of help and healing for someone today.

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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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