ePistle 6-17-15

 

       Issue #802  June/2015

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Children, obey your parents in the Lord, for this is right. "Honor your father and mother"—which is the first commandment with a promise—"so that it may go well with  you and that you may enjoy long life on the earth." Fathers, do not exasperate your children; instead, bring them up in the training and instruction of the Lord.

Ephesians 6:1-4

7 Verses for Fatherless Men Who Are Now Fathers

by Rudy Carrasco

Fatherless fathers ,  you get a chance to re-write the ending. You get a chance to be the father you imagine, the father you can't even imagine but can feel in your gut.

It's a Matrix

by emilie m. townes

Our failure to address the different social locations folks come from in this country has us talking past one another and blaming one another rather than pulling together.

The Bless Baltimore Prayer Motorcade (June 20)

by the Multi-Cultural Prayer Movement

"In Baltimore's unprecedented spiritual crisis, church and community, united, will invoke Baltimore's highest power, its surest hope. We'll find value in the crisis," says Bishop Willard Saunders.

# 134

Nonobedience in Absence of Direct Supervision

Faced with an occupying Nazi force, Danes did everything in their power to resist. Since the Nazis had hoped to be able to exploit Danish agriculture and industry, this meant that Danish resistance took a uniquely economic form.  Many Danes refused to work or to obey German rules unless under direct supervision by German occupiers.

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