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The Forward Day by Day Meditation for October 12, 2019

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SATURDAY, October 12

1 Corinthians 13:1 If I speak in the tongues of mortals and of angels, but do not have love, I am a noisy gong or a clanging cymbal.

If I speak Spanish and visit other Spanish-speaking countries but don’t have love, I am a noisy maraca. When we love, things are different. I am not talking about that rose-colored-lenses feeling but rather that every day, honest, messy, and often challenging way of love.

Several months ago, the Episcopal Church sponsored a revival in Honduras. When I saw my non-Spanish speaking siblings, including Presiding Bishop Michael Curry, at the revival in Honduras, I saw them sharing love without words.

Love comes with my smile, my joy, my hugs, and my listening ear. I have traveled to many places to share God’s love through music. I am forever grateful.

MOVING FORWARD: What is your love language?

PRAY for the Diocese of South Carolina

Ps 137:1-6(7-9), 144 * 104 | Jeremiah 35:1-19 1 Corinthians 12:27—13:3 | Matthew 9:35—10:4

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