Are not two sparrows sold for a penny? Yet not one of them will fall to the ground outside your Father’s care. - Matthew 10:29 (NIV)

As I sat in the garden one summer day watching the birds flit back and forth through a hedge, I remembered this verse. It speaks of how precious we must be, if even sparrows are looked after by God. I challenged myself to watch just one sparrow for five minutes....

Today's Prayer
Dear God, thank you that nothing is beyond your notice. Watch over us and our loved ones just as you do each tiny bird. Amen.
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Today's Reading
Matthew 10:27-31

Thought for the Day

God sees even the smallest creature with deep awareness and tenderness of heart.

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