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If anyone is in Christ, there is a new creation: everything old has passed away; see, everything has become new! - 2 Corinthians 5:17 (NRSV)

One day I decided to turn my small pieces of leftover soap bars into one big bar of soap that would be usable. I cut the pieces smaller and melted them down, and then I worked to mold the soap into a usable shape. Eventually it seemed to be nice...

Today's Prayer
Loving God, help us to embrace your shaping of us so that we can show your love, patience, and long-suffering to others. Amen.

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Today's Reading
Galatians 5:22-25

Thought for the Day

Every time I wash today, I will remember God’s great love for me.

Prayer Focus

Those without access to clean water


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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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