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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