Preach the word; be prepared in season and out of season; correct, rebuke and encourage — with great patience and careful instruction. - 2 Timothy 4:2 (NIV)

One day on the bus ride home the only other passenger was a young man with his pet dog. I sat down beside him. He had a nice smile, and he petted his dog, which he called Milagros, meaning miracles. I found that name interesting, and we started a conversation....

Today's Prayer
Faithful God, help us to move beyond our reluctance and fear and embrace opportunities to share the good news in any place. Amen.
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Today's Reading
Matthew 13:1-9

Thought for the Day

Every day is an opportunity to plant the seeds of God’s love.

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