Confess your sins to one another, and pray for one another, so that you may be healed. - James 5:16 (NRSV)

“You are forgiven.” When I heard those words, a burden of guilt was lifted from me. I had called a longtime friend to confess a wrong that I had committed against him 51 years before.

I had confessed the sin to God, but I had never admitted it to my...

Today's Prayer
Merciful God, thank you for forgiving us when we sincerely confess to you. Thank you also for the forgiveness of others. Help us all to move toward the wholeness that you offer. Amen.
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Today's Reading
Colossians 3:12-14

Thought for the Day

Whom do I need to ask for forgiveness today?

Prayer Focus

Those burdened by guilt

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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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