Each of you must give as you have made up your mind, not reluctantly or under compulsion, for God loves a cheerful giver. - 2 Corinthians 9:7 (NRSV)

While on vacation with our four children, we were eating at a family restaurant. Our six-year-old, Jon, noticed the candy bars below the counter by the cash register. He had put his earnings from helping around the house in his pocket “just in case,” so after dinner, Jon wandered toward...

Today's Prayer
Dear God, show us ways that we can be cheerful givers. Empower us to think beyond ourselves and share what we have with others. Amen.

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Today's Reading
2 Corinthians 9:5-10

Thought for the Day

I will share a gift with someone today.

Prayer Focus

To give joyfully

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