Defend the poor and fatherless: do justice to the afflicted and needy. Deliver the poor and needy. – Psalm 82:3-4

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They easily become invisible, which makes ignoring them all the easier. Look the other way, toward the rich and famous.

Or not.

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For this is the Honour which all the faithful in Heart chiefly esteem, it being the Unbelieving who seek the Praise of, and Honour from Men; which made Christ say to some of old, How can ye believe, who receive Honour one of another, and seek not the Honour that cometh from God only? (Elizabeth Bathurst, 1655?-1685)


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