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Forward Day by Day is a booklet of daily inspirational meditations reflecting on a specific Bible passage, chosen from the daily lectionary readings as listed in the Revised Common Lectionary or the Daily Office from the Episcopal Church's Book of Common Prayer.

The meditations are rich in substance and offer a wide range of witness and experiences. Each month's meditation is written by a different author. Learn more in the Forward Day By Day Readers' Guide.


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Today's Meditation

SATURDAY, October 25

Luke 11:9 So I say to you, Ask, and it will be given you; search, and you will find; knock, and the door will be opened for you.

The young man in the wheelchair wanted to learn to read. In his mid-thirties, he had difficulty reading even the headlines in the local paper. So we agreed to meet for weekly tutoring sessions in a church coffee shop. A year later, his reading level had risen a whole grade. He had much more to learn, but what an improvement! He had achieved his goal of understanding not only some of the news, but also a simplified version of the Bible.

Imagine not being able to read a letter from your daughter or understand a medical directive; imagine growing up without books or being afraid to walk into


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