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Daily Bread July 12

Hear the Word
Barbara Borkowski, Mission Support Ministers, team lead


And he told them many things in parables, saying: “Listen! A sower went out to sow. And as he sowed, some seeds fell on the path, and the birds came and ate them up. Other seeds fell on rocky ground, where they did not have much soil, and they sprang up quickly, since they had no depth of soil. But when the sun rose, they were scorched; and since they had no root, they withered away. Other seeds fell among thorns, and the thorns grew up and choked them. Other seeds fell on good soil and brought forth grain, some a hundredfold, some sixty, some thirty. Let anyone with ears listen!” -Matthew 13:3-9

Seeds are about potential. Within every seed is the mystery of growth and new life. That growth and new life is dependent on many factors: sunshine, fertilizer, water, soil cultivation, soil stability, and a method to spread or plant the seed. The gospel is a lot like a seed. It has potential. The potential is always present and, like a seed, is dependent on a variety of conditions and factors.

It begins with a friendship, reaching out in vulnerability to another person. That friendship deepens over time. Through conversations about what matters most, an invitation is extended; the seed is planted. The seed is a beginning, a potential, that is nurtured and shared. Some seeds take more time. Some seeds seem to take hold immediately. Each seed has future potential.

The gospel seed was planted early in my life. It was nurtured through friendship, mentoring, and opportunity. There are times when I have actively shared with others and planted the seeds of the gospel. There have been other times when I was too timid, too afraid of rejection; I neglected to share those gospel seeds. Sometimes I have played the part of the soil, carefully nurturing a seed that someone else planted. Regretfully, at other times I have been more like a thorn or a rock, unable to extend myself in vulnerability to someone in need.

The sower in this parable understands the seed as potential. The sower isn’t timid or afraid of what will happen once the seed is sown. The sower is unconcerned about soil conditions or planting methods. Instead, the sower continues to plant seeds, even in those unlikely places where it seems impossible for the seed to take root.

The world needs to hear gospel seeds. Be a sower. Share your witness and invitation generously, compassionately, widely, and joyfully!

Prayer Phrase

Let your world of beauty capture me.

Spiritual Practice

Growing a Gracious, Generous Heart

Open your heart to God’s grace and generosity with a “breath prayer.” Let your breathing slow and deepen. Be aware of God’s breath moving in and out of your heart. Spend several minutes focusing on breathing in God’s generosity. With each breath, silently name one gift for which you are thankful. Let your heart expand to contain God’s gracious outpouring of love. With each breath out, name one gift you want to share from the overflow of your heart.

Today’s Prayer for Peace

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Daily Bread July 11

The Reasonableness of Faith (Part 3 of 3)
From A Way of Life: Understanding Our Christian Faith


[Excerpted from A Way of Life: Understanding Our Christian Faith, Anthony J. Chvala-Smith, Herald House, 2019, pp. 32-33]

A shoot shall come out from the stump of Jesse, and a branch shall grow out of his roots.
The spirit of the Lord shall rest on him, the spirit of wisdom and understanding, the spirit of counsel and might,
the spirit of knowledge and the fear of the Lord. His delight shall be in the fear of the Lord.
He shall not judge by what his eyes see, or decide by what his ears hear;
but with righteousness he shall judge the poor, and decide with equity for the meek of the earth;
he shall strike the earth with the rod of his mouth, and with the breath of his lips he shall kill the wicked. -Isaiah 11:1-4

The presence of massive suffering and enormous evil in human experience leads many people to decide that faith in God is unjustifiable. We do well to listen to the cries of the victims and not rush to hasty, thoughtless “religious” answers. No one knew better than the psalmists how the reality of God recedes before the anguish of human grief and misery. At the same time, one’s cry of anguish is not a lament if the universe is empty. If there is only “nature,” then what we call suffering cannot be mourned, because it is simply what happens in a silent, pitiless universe. On the other hand, if God exists, then our outrage at suffering has a listener, and our sorrow has one who shares it with us. Furthermore, if God is, then we can understand why faith has empowered prophetic people like Martin Luther King Jr. and Mother Teresa in their struggles to make the world more just and humane. Even more so, we can find the courage to join them in that quest.

Fear in the Christian life is never a virtue. That includes fear of new knowledge, fear of change, or even fear of proper criticisms of religion. Seeking to comprehend the world, the human past, diverse cultures, our own lives, and especially our faith is a principle way we can, in the words of the psalmist, “walk in our integrity.” Integrity means being honest about what we do not know, while living from what we do know. It means following truth, however partially glimpsed, wherever it leads. It means acknowledging that the infinite mystery of God demands all we are, especially our deepest thought, in openness and trust. Community of Christ believes faith must welcome the quest for truth from all sources. As some medieval theologians taught, God is Truth itself. Therefore, wherever truth is found, God already is present.

Prayer Phrase

Let your world of beauty capture me.

Spiritual Practice

Growing a Gracious, Generous Heart

Open your heart to God’s grace and generosity with a “breath prayer.” Let your breathing slow and deepen. Be aware of God’s breath moving in and out of your heart. Spend several minutes focusing on breathing in God’s generosity. With each breath, silently name one gift for which you are thankful. Let your heart expand to contain God’s gracious outpouring of love. With each breath out, name one gift you want to share from the overflow of your heart.

Today’s Prayer for Peace

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Daily Bread July 10

The Reasonableness of Faith (Part 2 of 3)
From A Way of Life: Understanding Our Christian Faith


[Excerpted from A Way of Life: Understanding Our Christian Faith, Anthony J. Chvala-Smith, Herald House, 2019, pp. 31-32]

So if anyone is in Christ, there is a new creation: everything old has passed away; see, everything has become new! All this is from God, who reconciled us to himself through Christ, and has given us the ministry of reconciliation; that is, in Christ God was reconciling the world to himself, not counting their trespasses against them, and entrusting the message of reconciliation to us. -2 Corinthians 5:17-19

There are not “proofs” for God’s existence. God is not a piece of data. God is not a thing among other things that we can measure or analyze. Nor is God the answer to a kind of a geometry problem that one simply can solve with the right formula. A “god” who can be proven like a theorem is not what Christian faith means when it uses the word God. God’s being is unfathomable. God’s existence is beyond the normal ways we think and know. …God’s nature is to be…God’s name is “I am” (Exodus 3:13-15). Humans…are mortal and limited. We might not have been, and one day we will cease to be. Our existence springs from elsewhere, not from ourselves. But God’s existence is unique; God simply is. And that truth exceeds the power of human comprehension. …God graciously invites us to give ourselves to the divine mystery in trust and love. While all this is beyond human reason’s considerable ability, it by no means is irrational. In a similar way, human love is intensely real, yet we struggle to probe its depths and grasp its heights. But even when our words fail, we do not cease giving ourselves in love to others. And in this action, we trust what we are doing, even if we do not fully comprehend it.

Faith in God makes sense of our yearning to seek beyond ourselves for what is higher, good, true, beautiful, and just. The unsettledness in the human soul and the longing of our minds to comprehend things make a new kind of sense if God exists as the infinite mystery of the world. That scientists find the universe, with all its chaos and unpredictability, comprehensible makes sense if we imagine a creative mind at work within it. That millions of years of evolution can produce a child’s glee at watching a butterfly or a scientist’s calculations of the movements of galaxies makes sense if the universe and its processes reflect an ultimate mystery, God. None of these observations “proves” that God exists, but they support our conviction that a life of faith is neither irrational nor misguided.

Prayer Phrase

Let your world of beauty capture me.

Spiritual Practice

Growing a Gracious, Generous Heart

Open your heart to God’s grace and generosity with a “breath prayer.” Let your breathing slow and deepen. Be aware of God’s breath moving in and out of your heart. Spend several minutes focusing on breathing in God’s generosity. With each breath, silently name one gift for which you are thankful. Let your heart expand to contain God’s gracious outpouring of love. With each breath out, name one gift you want to share from the overflow of your heart.

Today’s Prayer for Peace

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Daily Bread July 09

The Reasonableness of Faith (Part 1 of 3)
From A Way of Life: Understanding Our Christian Faith


[Excerpted from A Way of Life: Understanding Our Christian Faith, Anthony J. Chvala-Smith, Herald House, 2019, pp. 30-31]

For I the Lord love justice, I hate robbery and wrongdoing;
I will faithfully give them their recompense, and I will make an everlasting covenant with them.
Their descendants shall be known among the nations and their offspring among the peoples;
all who see them shall acknowledge that they are a people whom the Lord has blessed.
I will greatly rejoice in the Lord, my whole being shall exult in my God;
for he has clothed me with the garments of salvation, he has covered me with the robe of righteousness,
as a bridegroom decks himself with a garland, and as a bride adorns herself with her jewels.
For as the earth brings forth its shoots, and as a garden causes what is sown in it to spring up,
so the Lord God will cause righteousness and praise to spring up before all the nations. -Isaiah 61:8-11

It is hard to imagine human life without the experience of open-ended trust. Faith makes us fully human, capable of reaching into the unknown, in delight and wonder, in fear and uncertainty. It makes love and even science possible. For at the heart of life’s deepest encounters of love, thought, creativity, or service is a fundamental trust in the goodness of reality. Often we nurture this conviction despite events or understandings to the contrary. Trust survives in the most appallingly evil human conditions… It exists in life’s most sublime and beautiful occasions… it is found in the daily struggle of family and work. Our humanity is a profound mystery, yet the human story reveals how our capacity to trust is essential to our existence.

Faith in God shares much with these common human experiences. It, too, is a kind of open-ended trust, a yielding to the unknown in love and wonder. But in Christian terms, faith is not simply belief in an otherwise-absurd idea. It is not holding an opinion that a being called “God” exists. …Faith in God, however, is far more radical. It touches the very roots of our personhood, stirring and unsettling us to our core. God as the mystery within and beneath all the mysteries of the world invites us to trust in the divine self. The invitation confronts us as ultimate because it calls us to entrust our whole self to the mystery. At the same time, in the presence of this mystery our humanity is elevated by a deep desire to yield ourselves fully, in love and trust, to what is good: indeed, to what some thinkers have called “goodness itself.”

Faith in God is not a simplistic answer to life’s dilemmas. Nor is it agreement with a list of ideas. It is, rather, a way of life. This path involves giving our whole being…to the mystery of God in an ongoing process. Faith draws on all the resources of our humanity, including our intellect. Thus faith in God, like our human experiences of trust, is not in any sense “irrational.” In fact, to be grasped by the infinite Mystery the Christian path identifies as “God” brings an ever-deepening meaning and rationality to the story of our lives. Faith in God becomes a new voyage of discovery in a vast uncharted sea, while giving our humanity an inexhaustible point of reference.

Prayer Phrase

Let your world of beauty capture me.

Spiritual Practice

Growing a Gracious, Generous Heart

Open your heart to God’s grace and generosity with a “breath prayer.” Let your breathing slow and deepen. Be aware of God’s breath moving in and out of your heart. Spend several minutes focusing on breathing in God’s generosity. With each breath, silently name one gift for which you are thankful. Let your heart expand to contain God’s gracious outpouring of love. With each breath out, name one gift you want to share from the overflow of your heart.

Today’s Prayer for Peace

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Daily Bread July 08

A Daily Dose of Faith
Diane Goold of St. Joseph, MO, USA


We know that we have passed from death to life because we love one another. Whoever does not love abides in death. We know love by this, that he laid down his life for us-and we ought to lay down our lives for one another. How does God’s love abide in anyone who has the world’s goods and sees a brother or sister in need and yet refuses help? -1 John 3:14, 16-17

Prescription medications are miraculous! These little pills are prescribed for a plethora of illnesses and conditions, and when taken as prescribed dramatically improve our quality of life.

Faith is a prescription for a higher quality of life as well. We can’t see, taste, smell, or touch it, but we know it’s there. Used properly, it can cure our ills, absorb our frustrations, and lighten our burdens. And unlike prescribed medications, it comes free of charge! Galatians 3:9 says, “For this reason, those who believe are blessed with Abraham who believed.”

To obtain it, we must confess our sins and embrace Jesus Christ as our Lord and Savior. We must pray for faith and take the prescribed dosage PRN (as needed) each day.

Is your faith lacking? If so, call on the greatest physician of all to renew it. Take as prescribed, get some much-needed rest, and wait for the positive results. There is no greater restorative power than faith!

“Faith is not believing that God can; it is knowing that God will” (Ben Stein).

Prayer Phrase

Let your world of beauty capture me.

Spiritual Practice

Growing a Gracious, Generous Heart

Open your heart to God’s grace and generosity with a “breath prayer.” Let your breathing slow and deepen. Be aware of God’s breath moving in and out of your heart. Spend several minutes focusing on breathing in God’s generosity. With each breath, silently name one gift for which you are thankful. Let your heart expand to contain God’s gracious outpouring of love. With each breath out, name one gift you want to share from the overflow of your heart.

Today’s Prayer for Peace

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Daily Bread July 07

We Are One, We Are Many


[Excerpted from “We Are One, We Are Many,” Sharing in Community of Christ, 4th Edition, Herald House, 2018, pp. 70-71]

(This document was created during the 2004 International Leaders’ Meeting. It was read by a group at the 2004 World Conference as a reflection of the unity and diversity found within Community of Christ. It continues to offer a comprehensive view of the various expressions of the church throughout the world.)

You who are my disciples must be found continuing in the forefront of those organizations and movements which are recognizing the worth of persons and are committed to bringing the ministry of my Son to bear on their lives. -Doctrine and Covenants 151:9

Worth of Persons
We are one in our belief in the worth of every person and the value of every soul in God’s sight. All are called to develop their gifts for service to Christ and to others.

We value the cultures and languages of others, but we fight barriers that divide us along lines of caste, class, gender, race, nation, and age. We see all members of Community of Christ as brothers and sisters. Our names are known by God. We greet each other as family even if we have never been introduced.

We are free to think for ourselves, to strive for tolerance and acceptance of those who are different from us. We are included. We are not just another drop in the ocean of humanity, not just another face in the crowd. God has called us into unique relationships.

Worship and Sacraments
We are one in our belief in the power of the sacraments and our encounter with God through worship.

We are many in our practices. In some places, shoes are left at the doors and we worship with bare feet. In other places we wear polished loafers and high-heeled sandals. Men and women sometimes sit apart, sometimes together. Some sing their theology while others recite, read, and preach the gospel. Some pray in silence, some pray with partners, and others pray in a cacophony of voices that unify in praise and petition. We meet for exactly an hour, or until the Spirit tells us we are finished. The blood of Christ is grape juice, coconut milk, caramelized water, or orange soda. The body of Christ is wheat, rye, corn, and rice, but we all take upon ourselves the name of Christ and remember him, that we may have his Spirit to be with us.

Prayer Phrase

Let your world of beauty capture me.

Spiritual Practice

Growing a Gracious, Generous Heart

Open your heart to God’s grace and generosity with a “breath prayer.” Let your breathing slow and deepen. Be aware of God’s breath moving in and out of your heart. Spend several minutes focusing on breathing in God’s generosity. With each breath, silently name one gift for which you are thankful. Let your heart expand to contain God’s gracious outpouring of love. With each breath out, name one gift you want to share from the overflow of your heart.

Today’s Prayer for Peace

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Daily Bread July 06

God of Miracles
Mikel Davis of Mesa, AZ, USA


But each of us was given grace according to the measure of Christ’s gift. Therefore it is said, “When he ascended on high he made captivity itself a captive; he gave gifts to his people.”…The gifts he gave were that some would be apostles, some prophets, some evangelists, some pastors and teachers, to equip the saints for the work of ministry, for building up the body of Christ, until all of us come to the unity of the faith and of the knowledge of the Son of God, to maturity, to the measure of the full stature of Christ. We must no longer be children, tossed to and fro and blown about by every wind of doctrine, by people’s trickery, by their craftiness in deceitful scheming. -Ephesians 4:7-8, 11-14

Is God still the God of miracles today? When we read the Bible, we learn of many awesome miracles that the prophets did. We read of the healings that Jesus did. We read of the miracles the apostles and disciples of Jesus did. Do we still hear about miracles today in the 21st century?

To answer my first question, yes, God is still a miracle worker. God is the same today as he was in Moses’ and Elijah’s time. God doesn’t change. God can still do miracles today, and miracles happen all the time. Many of you may be wondering if God has raised the dead or healed the sick or stopped the sun. I tell you I have seen some things that defy logic and science.

Now you might be asking yourself if God loves me more than you. No. I’m just a sinful man that is being helped by the Spirit to change his life. The reason I see these things all around me is because I pray for sight. I have asked God to let me see the things God is doing around me.

I didn’t pray that I could see miracles, but rather that God would open my eyes to the world around me so I could help others. When you ask for things that aren’t selfish, you sometimes end up with extraordinary blessings. God wants us to see what the Spirit is doing. God wants us not only to see, but also join God’s activity in the world. I wanted to see what God was doing so I could help others. God honored that in me, and in all those who ask.

Dear God, please show us the way to help those around us so we can see your goodness in all things. In Jesus’ name we pray. Amen.

Prayer Phrase

Let your world of beauty capture me.

Spiritual Practice

Growing a Gracious, Generous Heart

Open your heart to God’s grace and generosity with a “breath prayer.” Let your breathing slow and deepen. Be aware of God’s breath moving in and out of your heart. Spend several minutes focusing on breathing in God’s generosity. With each breath, silently name one gift for which you are thankful. Let your heart expand to contain God’s gracious outpouring of love. With each breath out, name one gift you want to share from the overflow of your heart.

Today’s Prayer for Peace

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Daily Bread July 05

Rest in Jesus
Carla Long of Eagle Mountain, UT, USA


“Come to me, all you that are weary and are carrying heavy burdens, and I will give you rest. Take my yoke upon you, and learn from me; for I am gentle and humble in heart, and you will find rest for your souls. For my yoke is easy, and my burden is light.” -Matthew 11:28-30

Offering rest to someone who needs it is one of the greatest gifts we can give. Many times in my life I have found myself needing rest and someone has always been able to offer it.

When I first moved to the Philippines as a volunteer for World Service Corps, I was definitely in over my head. I didn’t speak the language, I didn’t look like other people who lived there, and I was feeling like a fish in a bowl. One day early in my stay, I felt confident enough in my language skills and sense of direction to walk to the post office on my own. I got lost; and not only did I get lost, I didn’t have water with me. It was a really hot day, and I was dragging, to say the least. Then a kind motorcycle taxi driver drove up next to me and asked me if I was okay. In the Philippines this is fairly normal, as everyone seemed to want to talk to me, but this driver was different. He very kindly offered me a ride, knew where I was staying when I mentioned the name of my host family, and drove me home. I had never been so grateful for rest in my life.

I also experienced this while volunteering in Australia, and working as a mission center financial officer in Northern California and in Western and Eastern Europe. People have gone out of their way to make sure I felt comfortable and happy. I am so grateful for their kindness and hospitality to me. I have never forgotten the warmth that brings.

Offer rest to someone.

Prayer Phrase

Let your world of beauty capture me.

Spiritual Practice

Growing a Gracious, Generous Heart

Open your heart to God’s grace and generosity with a “breath prayer.” Let your breathing slow and deepen. Be aware of God’s breath moving in and out of your heart. Spend several minutes focusing on breathing in God’s generosity. With each breath, silently name one gift for which you are thankful. Let your heart expand to contain God’s gracious outpouring of love. With each breath out, name one gift you want to share from the overflow of your heart.

Today’s Prayer for Peace

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Daily Bread July 04

Feasting on God’s Word
Amy Radford of Harford, PA, USA


May the Lord give strength to his people!
  May the Lord bless his people with peace! -Psalm 29:11

My daughter is a pure delight except when she is “hangry,” the state of hunger when she is grumpy. This happens often, as her stomach is a bottomless pit, and the phrase “I’m hungry” is on repeat.

She is a grazer. Her hobbit-like appetite requires breakfast, then second breakfast, and then third breakfast. Her metabolism is a high-speed machine, a trait she may get from me. I find myself grazing on so many things to fill that hungry void in my life, but none of them truly satisfy me for long.

Unfortunately, this goes for my time with God as well. I flip open my Bible before I get ready to head out the door, read a verse, a cute little saying, and hope it will carry me through the day. I’m sure this is just producing spiritual indigestion. I read God’s Word so fast I don’t give myself time to digest it. Yet, I think I am doing okay because at least I can check it off my to-do list. Then I wonder why I struggle to respond positively in the face of adversity, get irritated so easily, or battle feelings of mediocrity. I have taken in enough of God’s Word to help me not feel guilty but not enough to energize me for what lies ahead.

It may seem like my life is always in the fast lane, but I have learned that if I expect to walk in the Spirit, it may require more than just a hobbit-type appetite. If I make the time to sit down and enjoy the Word of God, I savor God’s rich blessings and find a fullness that will carry me through whatever I face. Psalm 119:16 reminds us, “I will delight in your statutes; I will not forget your word.”

Prayer Phrase

Let your world of beauty capture me.

Spiritual Practice

Growing a Gracious, Generous Heart

Open your heart to God’s grace and generosity with a “breath prayer.” Let your breathing slow and deepen. Be aware of God’s breath moving in and out of your heart. Spend several minutes focusing on breathing in God’s generosity. With each breath, silently name one gift for which you are thankful. Let your heart expand to contain God’s gracious outpouring of love. With each breath out, name one gift you want to share from the overflow of your heart.

Today’s Prayer for Peace

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Daily Bread July 03

Let the Peace of Christ Rule


[Excerpted from The Journey of a People: The Era of Worldwide Community, 1946-2015, Mark A. Scherer, Community of Christ Seminary Press, 2016, pp. 233-238]

As God’s chosen ones, holy and beloved, clothe yourselves with compassion, kindness, humility, meekness, and patience. Bear with one another and, if anyone has a complaint against another, forgive each other; just as the Lord has forgiven you, so you also must forgive. Above all, clothe yourselves with love, which binds everything together in perfect harmony. And let the peace of Christ rule in your hearts, to which indeed you were called in the one body. …And whatever you do, in word or deed, do everything in the name of the Lord Jesus, giving thanks to God the Father through him. -Colossian 3:12-17

Alfred Urban’s story begins in Berlin in the early 1960s-a time of crisis internationally as well as in the life of the German Church. The Soviet Union had dominated the German Democratic Republic since the close of the Second World War. The Berlin Wall went up almost overnight in August 1961 and stranded many church members in the East. The Soviets set up a repressive government regime in East Germany. Government officials arrested anyone they considered suspicious including Alfred Urban’s brother. He never returned.

For an entire generation Alfred Urban was the church’s voice and leadership presence in the German Democratic Republic. On many occasions he and his family could have defected easily to the West… But he refused to leave the church members in his charge. He mentored many church appointees in Germany.

Alfred Urban was a tireless advocate for those he served. At times he pushed the limits of the Communist government’s tolerance toward him and the church. The East German government discovered the great success church members had fleeing from the Eastern Sector into the West. The official reprisal was to deny the church’s public worship, especially in Urban’s Brandenburg home, so Urban protested the action. He went to the local police station to appeal the diktat. Amid the heated exchanges, one policeman threatened to hold Urban personally responsible for any more members that defected. Greatly frustrated, Urban slammed his fist on the policeman’s desk and charged back, “And I hold you responsible. If you would make life livable here, nobody would want to leave.”

The church missionary knew that people had disappeared for lesser offenses. He realized that he had just jeopardized his personal safety and future ministry, so he turned from the police desk and walked away hoping he would not be detained. Later he told…that as he left the office, “he felt a presence by his side and a comforting hand on his shoulder.” He left the police station unharmed. Urban shared that he had never felt such peace and assurance that God was near him.

On 30 June 1984, Urban died in Grossr\xc3\xa4schen, where he had given so many years of effective ministerial service.

Prayer Phrase

Let your world of beauty capture me.

Spiritual Practice

Growing a Gracious, Generous Heart

Open your heart to God’s grace and generosity with a “breath prayer.” Let your breathing slow and deepen. Be aware of God’s breath moving in and out of your heart. Spend several minutes focusing on breathing in God’s generosity. With each breath, silently name one gift for which you are thankful. Let your heart expand to contain God’s gracious outpouring of love. With each breath out, name one gift you want to share from the overflow of your heart.

Today’s Prayer for Peace

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