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See what great love the Father has lavished on us, that we should be called children of God! And that is what we are! The reason the world does not know us is that it did not know him. - 1 John 3:1 (NIV)

One snowy, wet morning, my sister and I searched the kitchen for discarded bread bags. After the recent deaths of our parents, we couldn’t afford quality footwear. Instead, we used bread bags to cover our socks so our feet and ankles would remain dry on the long walk to school....

Today's Prayer
Abba Father, when we feel inferior and worthless, instill in our hearts the immense value and love you place on us. Amen.

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Today's Reading
1 Peter 2:4-10

Thought for the Day

Today I will see myself as God sees me — worthy, holy, and anointed.

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Those without quality footwear

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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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