Open the gates; let the upright nation come in
That day, this song will be sung in the land of Judah: We have a strong city; to guard us he has set wall and rampart about us. Open the gates! Let the upright nation come in, she, the faithful one whose mind is steadfast, who keeps the peace, because she trusts in you. Trust in the Lord for ever, for the Lord is the everlasting Rock; he has brought low those who lived high up in the steep citadel; he brings it down, brings it down to the ground, flings it down in the dust: the feet of the lowly, the footsteps of the poor trample on it.

– Isaiah 26:1-6

Thought for the day

How open is my heart? Do I open the gates of my heart or build high walls? Who do I include? When I welcome the lowliest in, it’s Christ I’m welcoming.

Pray with Missio

Today we pray for the people of Malawi, and the missionaries who accompany them. We pray especially for Sr Nilcéia and her fellow Sisters, who help countless people in Lisanjala, through healthcare, maternal care, and education.