A cloud appeared and covered them, and a voice came from the cloud: “This is my Son, whom I love. Listen to him!” - Mark 9:7 (NIV)

Our flight attendant was getting frustrated. She was explaining the emergency safety procedures, but many of us were either ignoring her or engaged in other conversations. Eventually she raised her voice and authoritatively declared, “Listen up! This could save your life!” Her command surprised and embarrassed me. But it got...

Today's Prayer
Dear Lord, open our ears that we may hear your words of truth for our lives. Amen.

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Today's Reading
Mark 9:2-13

Thought for the Day

Today I will listen to scripture as though my life depends on what I hear.

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