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This is the day that the Lord has made; let us rejoice and be glad in it. - Psalm 118:24 (NRSV)

I was washing breakfast dishes when I heard enthusiastic chirping right outside my window. Having lived in the heart of the Philippines’ busiest city for over 30 years, I was surprised to hear birds nearby. Where did they come from? I wondered as I strained to catch a glimpse. Then...

Today's Prayer
Dear Lord, thank you for reminding us that this is the day you have made. Help us to rejoice and be glad in it. Amen.

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Today's Reading
Psalm 118:19-24

Thought for the Day

God can use the ordinary to reveal the extraordinary.

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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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