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Works Cited and Referenced

A video of people singing out their windows in Italy can be watched and listened to here. There are many more if you google!

Jack’s Abby is a Brewery in Framingham, Mass, who gave out free pizza to anyone, no questions asked, in the interest of caring for families who depend on free or reduced school lunch. You can read about this initiative here.

Birdsong in Quarantine image from Rebecca Arendell Franks quoted by Tyler Leigh Vivier in “Woman shares all the good things about living in the Covid-19 epicentre, Wuhan,” March 11, 2020, Good Things Guy, https://www.goodthingsguy.com/opinion/epicentre-wuhan-good-things/.

Rachel Held Evans, “Water,” in Inspire (Nashville: Nelson Books, 2018), pp. 141-146.

Karoline Lewis, “Exegetical Perspective,” and Anna Carter Florence, “Homiletical Perspective” in “Third Sunday of Lent: John 4:5-42,” Preaching the Revised Common Lectionary: Feasting on the Word, Year A, Volume 2, ed. David L. Bartlett and Barbara Brown Taylor, (Louisville: Westminster John Knox Press, 2010), pp. 93-97

Debie Thomas, “The Woman at the Well,” Journey with Jesus, March 8, 2020, https://www.journeywithjesus.net/essays/2561-the-woman-at-the-well-2.