God said, “I led [Ephraim] with cords of human kindness, with bands of love. I was to them like those who lift infants to their cheeks. I bent down to them and fed them.” - Hosea 11:4 (NRSVUE)

I recall how excited my husband and I were when our sons took their first faltering steps as we led them by the hand. I also recall messy mealtimes as we fed our infant sons, with food ending up on our sons’ bibs, on the floor, and on us. My...

Today's Prayer
Thank you, God, for parenting us always. Help us turn to you as our main source of love and care. Amen.

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Today's Reading
Hosea 11:1-4

Thought for the Day

God parents me with love every day.

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