July 2, 2017
Matthew 10:40-42
Romans 6:12-23
Genesis 22:1-14
Psalm 13

Child Sacrifice

Epiphany 4 | Ordinary Time 4

Sandra Herrmann
John Jamison

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"Child Sacrifice" by Sandra Herrmann (Micah 6:1-8)
"Ka-Chang" by John B. Jamison (Matthew 5:1-12)

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Child Sacrifice
Sandra Herrmann
Micah 6:1-8

Amanda stumbled on a crack in the alleyway where she was seeking shelter from the wind-driven snow. Swearing loudly, she kicked at a chunk of ice, but it was frozen solid with the concrete, and all that she accomplished was to make her toe hurt. She lifted her shopping cart over the ice dam and spotted several newly discarded cardboard boxes behind a deli. Hurrying forward, she grabbed the first of the boxes and tore it along its seams, laying it on the snow piled up from the plow that had gone through hours ago.

It took quite a while for Amanda to tear each of the boxes and to pile them up as a warm floor on which to sleep. She sat for a minute on the results of her work, positioning the shopping cart to block ...

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