Virginia Jelinek (Pennsylvania, USA)
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[God] has told you, O mortal, what is good; and what does the Lord require of you but to do justice, and to love kindness, and to walk humbly with your God? - Micah 6:8 (NRSV)
Recently I turned 73. During the previous year, I had begun to feel life shifting. My body was aging — my strength, energy, and endurance lessening. I had to give up driving at night. I needed hearing aids, and I struggled with arthritis.
Having spent my life seeking to do...
Even small acts of service that I may deem insignificant, God values.
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Our resolve must be different. My prayer is that we have finally reached a tipping point. My hope is that when the protests fade and the marches slow that our will as a church to truly eradicate the scourge of racism won’t dissipate but grows even stronger.”
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