Daily Reflections

Choosing Poor

by Beth Richardson on May 26, 2015 · 0 comments


Tuesday, May 26. Read “Choosing Poor” (p. 20). Can writing checks for charity be a spiritual practice? Write a prayer or poem about giving, and paste it into your checkbook. Download the digital issue today.

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Words from The Word: “Holy, holy, holy is the LORD of hosts; the whole earth is full of his glory.”
-Isaiah 6:3 (NRSV)

Lectionary Texts:

Audio Lectio: Pray the scripture with us using a guided meditation on John 3:1-8. “Whatever is born of the flesh is flesh, and whatever is born of the Spirit is spirit.”

Spiritual Tools: This week’s spiritual practice: Lectio on Injustice. Consider a lectio on poverty.

Art Credit: Catlett, Elizabeth, 1915-2012. Madonna, from Art in the Christian Tradition, a project of the Vanderbilt Divinity Library, Nashville, TN. Original source: http://www.flickr.com/photos/53970289@N06/5452268146/.

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