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The eye is the lamp of the body. So, if your eye is healthy, your whole body will be full of light. - Matthew 6:22 (NRSV)

In the COVID-19 world of social distancing, officers at our correctional facility have gotten creative in the games they devise for inmates. The latest contest involved competitive vision tests. I was happy to learn the winner was an inmate in my cellblock.

I went to congratulate him and noticed he...

Today's Prayer
All-knowing God, give us eyes to see you clearly and the people you have given us to love. Empower us, Holy Spirit, that we may be faithful and encourage others. Amen.

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Today's Reading
Psalm 16:5-11

Thought for the Day

When the way forward is unclear, God can open my eyes to hope.

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