Daily Reflections

Water Is Life

by Beth A Richardson on August 23, 2016 · 0 comments

Pieter_Bruegel_the_Elder_-_The_Cripples

Tuesday, August 23. Read “Water Is Life” (p. 38), and pray for efforts to provide clean water in places where it is scarce. Explore what your denomination is doing to help these efforts. Download the digital edition.

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Words from the Word: “When you give a banquet, invite the poor, the crippled, the lame, and the blind. And you will be blessed, because they cannot repay you, for you will be repaid at the resurrection of the righteous.”
– Luke 14:13-14, NRSV

Lectionary Texts:

Audio Lectio: Pray the scripture with us: Luke 14:12-14. “Invite the poor.”

Spiritual Tools: Join us in this week’s spiritual practice, “The Examen.”

Art Credit: Bruegel, Pieter, approximately 1525-1569. Cripples, from Art in the Christian Tradition, a project of the Vanderbilt Divinity Library, Nashville, TN. Original source: http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Pieter_Bruegel_the_Elder_-_The_Cripples_-_WGA3518.jpg.


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