It’s just been a tough couple of weeks..certainly don’t want to compare myself to Job, but at my lowest moments, that’s where I’m going. Why is it that at times the struggles seem to come from every direction? No matter what I plan for my ‘lenten sacrifices/promises,’ God always has other plans. And so, … Continue reading Lenten Hope
The dance of lent….. Who’s leading the dance? What ‘music’ are you listening to? And for today…..which dance are you dancing? ballet – lots of turns, trying to keep your balance? jazz – moving to a rhythm, lots of improv., just trying to listen to the music? tap – fast moving, keeping up with the … Continue reading It’s all dance…
Reflect on this….. God’s World: He speaks in the silence The first will be last and the last will be first Blessed be the….poor, mourning, meek, hungry “I’ll have dinner at your house tonight Zacchaeus” “If I don’t wash your feet…..” “Whoever loves his life will lose it” “It is profitable for you that … Continue reading God’s topsy-turvy world
I’ve been thinking about lent this year… what shall I do, what shall I give up, what shall I take on? Should I try the ‘sweets thing’ again like my friend does? Why bother, I can never make it all the way through, I start to rationalize…yogurt with chocolate bits, is that considered ‘sweets?’ And … Continue reading Lent: action or attitude?
Oh please don’t rush lent this year, I’m just not ready! Lent takes work, lent takes discipline, lent takes sacrifice, lent takes energy. Everywhere I look I see lent – lenten flyers, lenten blogs, and lenten booklets. Not quite yet – please! I need a bit more time…. to think of only myself … Continue reading Please don’t rush lent….
What an interesting lent this is turning out to be. To all those strong and disciplined people out there, I tell you this in the utmost humility: This year the lenten promise that I made lasted a whole 6 days! I think that this was the shortest thus far in my life! My lenten promise, … Continue reading An Interesting Lent
L et God be God – Not letting God be God may actually be the Sin against the Holy Spirit E very single minute of the day be aware of God’s presence. Practice the ‘present moment’ N othing can separate us from God’s love…. T he First Commandment: God first…GOD ALWAYS FIRST! Continue reading LENT