Friday, March 15

Today’s Prayer and Reflection: You will be thrown into prison. (Matthew 5:25) J.R.R. Tolkien’s The Lord of the Rings centers around a magical ring that gives its wearers a dark power over others. The ring is so evil that even those who don’t want to exercise that dark power find themselves falling under its spell. […]

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Wednesday, March 13

Today’s Prayer and Reflection: “The people of Nineveh believed God. (Jonah 3:5) Think of a time when you heard someone give a compelling speech. Did their words move you to go change the way you were living? Maybe the experience was so powerful that you began telling your neighbors about it and encouraging them to […]

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Tuesday, March 12

Today’s Prayer and Reflection: “Our Father who art in heaven . . . (Matthew 6:9) The Grand Canyon is an outstanding example of stratified—or layered—rock. By studying its colorful layers, geologists have learned much about the canyon and its history. Each layer contains a wealth of information, including a few surprises. For example, did you […]

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Monday, March 11

Today’s Prayer and Reflection: Be holy, for I, the Lord, your God, am holy. (Leviticus 19:2) Christianity is often viewed as a series of no-no’s, and this passage has plenty of them. Don’t steal. Don’t lie. Don’t slander. It seems pretty clear and concrete. But notice that all these rules are “bookended” by holiness and […]

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