Daily Reflections

The Art of Accompaniment

by Beth Richardson on February 8, 2016 · 2 comments

The Temptation

Monday, February 8.  Read “In Step with Others” (p. 28). What spiritual practices or life experiences have helped you learn the art of accompaniment? Download the digital issue today.

What are your experiences?

Words from the Word: Because you have made the LORD your refuge, the Most High your dwelling place, no evil shall befall you, no scourge come near your tent.
-Psalm 91:9-10, NRSV

Lectionary Texts:

Audio Lectio: Pray the scripture for Ash Wednesday — Matthew 6:1-4 and the 1st Sunday in Lent — Luke 4:1-8.

Spiritual Tools: The spiritual practice for this week is Lent 101 by Penny Ford. Pray the Prayer for Ash Wednesday by Carol Cook Moore.

Art Credit: Temptation of Christ on the Mount, Panel from the Maesta Altarpiece of Siena, di Buoninsegna Duccio, d. 1319. From Art in the Christian Tradition, a project of the Vanderbilt Divinity Library, Nashville, TN. Original source: http://www.yorckproject.de.

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