When Jesus spoke again to the people, he said, “I am the light of the world. Whoever follows me will never walk in darkness, but will have the light of life.” - John 8:12 (NIV)

Every evening at bedtime I head toward my room and switch off the lights along the way. Years ago I lost my sight in one eye, and my remaining vision is dimming with age. But despite the dark, I am confident that I will not trip or fall as I...

Today's Prayer
Lord of light, guide us so that we may walk in the brilliance of your presence. We pray as Jesus taught us, “Our Father in heaven, hallowed be your name, your kingdom come, your will be done on earth as it is in heaven. Give us today our daily bread. Forgive us our debts, as we also have forgiven our debtors. And lead us not into temptation, but deliver us from the evil one” (Matt. 6:9-13, NIV). Amen.
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Today's Reading
Luke 8:16-18

Thought for the Day

The light of Jesus’ love guides me on my way.

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