Be careful not to practice your righteousness in front of others to be seen by them. If you do, you will have no reward from your Father in heaven. - Matthew 6:1 (NIV)

During an extended vacation with my husband, I received an alert on my cell phone from our home security system. I checked the cameras and was surprised to see our son mowing the lawn. He is a busy law student, and we had not seen him much lately. I was...

Today's Prayer
Dear Lord, help us remain motivated by compassion and love for others and not our own desire for admiration and praise. Amen.
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Today's Reading
Matthew 6:1-4

Thought for the Day

Doing good deeds is rewarding, no matter who knows of my actions.

Prayer Focus

Those who selflessly serve others


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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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