Daily Reflections

Forgive Us

by Beth Richardson on November 20, 2014 · 1 comment

Shepherd

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Thursday, November 20. Select one of the petitions offered in “Forgive Us” (p. 18) and use it as a breath prayer when you feel tempted to judge others. Download the digital issue of “Blessings” today.

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Words from The Word: I will save my flock, and they shall no longer be ravaged; and I will judge between sheep and sheep.
-Ezekiel 34:22 (NRSV)

Lectionary Texts:

Audio Lectio: Pray the scripture with us using a guided meditation on Matthew 25:31-40. ‘Truly I tell you, just as you did it to one of the least of these who are members of my family, you did it to me.’

Spiritual Tools: The spiritual practice for this week is Lectio on Injustice. Engage Injustice in prayer.

Art Credit: Palmer, Samuel, 1805-1881. Shepherd, from Art in the Christian Tradition, a project of the Vanderbilt Divinity Library, Nashville, TN. Original source: http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Samuel_Palmer_-_A_Shepherd_and_his_Flock_under_the_Moon_and_Stars_-_Google_Art_Project.jpg.


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