New today: Our intercessions are for us, after the Supreme Court's DACA/DAPA decision, running from embarrassment

June 28, 2016

Daily lectionary readings: Psalm 140; Jeremiah 23:16-22Matthew 10:16-25

Saints, commemorations, and other witnesses from the cloud: Peter and Paul (Lutheran, Episcopal, and Catholic calendars), André Campra, Anton Raphael MengsElizabeth Barrett Browning

New today from the Century

In any need or trouble, by Ragan Sutterfield. The prayers of the people call us. When we answer, we invite the possibility that it is we who will be poor, hungry, sick, and in prison.

After the Supreme Court's DACA/DAPA decision, by Amy Frykholm. The Supreme Court’s ruling on President Obama’s deferred action program is a setback for millions of people. But DACA and DAPA were band-aids on the infected wound caused by the lack of comprehensive immigration reform.

Running from embarrassment, by Tim Graves. My aging body is certainly not qualitatively more graceful or attractive. I am, however, healthier and more comfortable in my own skin.

A brief review of she: robed and wordless, by Lou Ella Hickman

Calm Sunday in Klaipeda,” a poem by Jeff Gundy

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In war, the healing voice of a girl, by Lindsay Hardin Freeman


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