I get a daily email thought from Henri J.M. Nouwen. This was an incredibly beautiful thought for today: "The marvelous vision of the peaceable Kingdom, in which all violence has been overcome and all men, women, and children live in loving unity with nature, calls for its realisation in our day-to-day lives. Instead of being an escapist dream, it challenges us to anticipate what it promises. Every time we forgive our neighbor, every time we make a child smile, every time we show compassion to a suffering person, every time we arrange a bouquet of flowers, offer care to tame or wild animals, prevent pollution, create beauty in our homes and gardens, and work for peace and justice among peoples and nations we are making the vision come true."

How can you live out the vision of this Kingdom today?

Congratulations to commenter Jeremy who won the "Common Prayer" book by Jonathan Wilson-Hartgrove!

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