Paul wrote, “I ask you also, my loyal companion, help these women, for they have struggled beside me in the work of the gospel, together with Clement and the rest of my co-workers, whose names are in the book of life.” - Philippians 4:3 (NRSV)

Are you familiar with the names Jochebed, Shiphrah, and Puah? I didn’t readily recognize these names, but they were key players in Moses’ birth story in Exodus 1. Jochebed was Moses’ birth mother. Shiphrah and Puah were the midwives believed to have attended to his birth, also known to have...

Today's Prayer
God of courage, thank you for all your workers here on earth. May we never take anyone for granted. Remind us to remain grateful, as Paul did, for the contributions of those around us. Amen.

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Today's Reading
Romans 16:1-15

Thought for the Day

Every person is important to God.

Prayer Focus

women who make a difference in my life

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