Lord, I stand before you with all my flaws, imperfections, and my sins. Despite this you love me completely for who I am. Hold me in your loving arms. Surround me and fill me with your love.
The past week we recounted the Passion and Resurrection of Jesus. Many of us prefer to focus on the Resurrection because: 1) it is easier to reflect on because we prefer to not to deal with pain and suffering; 2) the Resurrection if proof to us that Jesus was indeed the Messiah. It is what […]
Jesus in the Garden of Gethsemane asks Peter who has fallen asleep as Jesus prayed, “Could you not watch one hour?” The disappointment in the statement is obvious. But Jesus also recognizes Peter’s human limits by continuing, “..[T]he spirit is indeed but the flesh is weak.” This Holy Week Jesus ask that you spend time […]
John Schlitt is one of my favorite singers. Here is him and some friends covering the Beatles song Taxman.
My child, there is no sin you could commit that would prevent me from forgiving you. Come to me and let me wrap my loving arms around you.