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Prayer for Children amid War

There is a profound powerlessness in seeing how the world’s wars impact children, the most vulnerable of all. It’s unimaginable, what they are enduring.
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For My Privilege(s) I Say, ‘Thanks’

Because of my race, my innate gifts, my appearance, my security, I have experienced unearned happiness and lived to see this day.
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Peter’s Denial

It’s easy to criticize Peter. How could he turn his back on Jesus after all he had seen?
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The Cultivation of Joy

Joy is contagious—and it costs nothing to share it with those around us. Reach out to somebody in your inner circle who is struggling to find joy.
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No Plan B

Some don’t want to hear that the material world is sacred, because they’d rather exploit it. But scientists have sent a clear wake-up call.
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Be a Prophet Like John

If John the Baptist walked among us today, we probably would be quite scandalized by his camel hair clothes and bug-eating ways.
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Dare to Speak Out

When children are little we tell them to use their words to express their feelings. We do that because it’s important to speak up and be heard.
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