Isaiah 35: 4-7
The prophet Isaiah offers words of hope and encouragement to those who are poor and downtrodden, assuring them that God is always faithful and that they will not be abandoned. 

James 2: 1-5
St James says that the one who walks in Christ’s footsteps will be the one who welcomes everyone in his name without discrimination. 

Mark 7: 31-37
The story of Jesus healing the man who is deaf and has a speech impediment reminds us of the power of his love for all humanity.  His desire to heal is there for us too.