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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