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  • Monday , 24 July 2017

Walking for Justice

illustrated manuscript

From Alive Now editor, Beth Richardson

 

Monday, January 18. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day (US).  King was killed as he walked with sanitation workers who were campaigning for civil rights. Pray that we may continue that walk with those who strive for justice.

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Words from the Word: The heavens are telling the glory of God; and the firmament proclaims [God’s] handiwork.
-Psalm 19:1, NRSV

Lectionary Texts:

Audio Lectio: Pray the scripture for this week — Luke 4:16-21. “The Spirit of the Lord is upon me.”

Spiritual Tools: The spiritual practice for this week is A Blessing Exercise.

Art Credit: Nehemiah in the Liturgy from a book of hours, c. 1480. From Art in the Christian Tradition, a project of the Vanderbilt Divinity Library, Nashville, TN. Original source: http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Boise_State_MSS_122_2_crop.jpeg.


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