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Luke 8:21 But [Jesus] said to them, “My mother and my brothers are those who hear the word of God and do it.”
Clearly Vida Scudder heard Jesus’ words and acted as part of his family. Honestly, her active and often combative life feels overwhelming to me. You and I may not be called to stand on the front lines—but we are each called to do something in response to God’s word.
MOVING FORWARD: How are you being called to live out God’s love?
PRAY for the Dioceses of Nelson (Aotearoa, New Zealand, and Polynesia), and Akure and Isiala-Ngwa South (both of Nigeria)
Today the Church remembers Vida Dutton Scudder, Educator and Witness for Peace, 1954.