[God] makes his sun rise on the evil and on the good, and sends rain on the righteous and on the unrighteous. - Matthew 5:45 (NRSV)

We had just planted a few vegetable seedlings when our town had continuous cold and rainy days for a week. Tender sprouts of green beans were just peeking out of the ground. But because of the cold weather, nothing showed any sign of further growth. Sadly, some leaves were even...

Today's Prayer
Loving God, we receive your gifts with joy. We are grateful that your blessings are assured for us always. Amen.

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Today's Reading
Matthew 5:43-48

Thought for the Day

God’s gifts never cease.

Prayer Focus

gratitude for the gift of life

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