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Other seed fell among thorns, which grew up and choked the plants. - Matthew 13:7 (NIV)

It had been a stressful workday, and I was very distracted on my way home. While I was waiting at a traffic light, a truck pulled up behind me and honked. I glanced in the rearview mirror but did not immediately recognize the vehicle. As I waited for the light...

Today's Prayer
Merciful and loving God, help us to put the events of life in the proper perspective. You are first; everything else is second. In Jesus’ name. Amen.

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Today's Reading
1 Peter 5:6-11

Thought for the Day

“Cast your cares on the LORD and he will sustain you” (Ps. 55:22).

Prayer Focus

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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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