Day: July 3, 2011

Lessons and hymns, Independence Day edition

“With malice toward none, with charity for all, with firmness in the right as God gives us to see the right, let us strive on to finish the work we are in, to bind up the nation’s wounds, to care for him who shall have borne the battle and for his widow and his orphan, to do all which may achieve and cherish a just and lasting peace among ourselves and with all nations.”

Sunday, July 3

Put not your trust in rulers, nor in any child of earth, * for there is no help in them. When they breathe their last, they return to earth, * and in that day their thoughts perish. Psalm 146:2-3 (BCP) Bleached by the sun Frayed in the wash The quilt fades birds pick up the …

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