spirituality

Lenten Reflection for Good Friday – "Oh, Peter"

Today’s Reading: John 13:36-38 36 Simon Peter said to him, ‘Lord, where are you going?’ Jesus answered, ‘Where I am going, you cannot follow me now; but you will follow afterwards.’ 37 Peter said to him, ‘Lord, why can I not follow you now? I will lay down my life for...

Lenten Reflection for 3/30 – Seek to Follow

Jeremiah 29:1, 4-13 Author: Evie Larimore God called the prophet, Jeremiah, to a forty-two year ministry to the people of Jerusalem, including their time of exile in Babylon; and, they did not want to hear what he had to say.  However, Jeremiah stood firm in his...

Lenten Reflection for 3/27 – "Living As If"

Today’s Reading: Romans 10:1-13 “The word is near you, on your lips and in your heart…” What is faith? What does living faithfully look like? How do we do that? Well, I think we are called to act as if Jesus is Lord, as if Death is conquered, as if faithfulness makes...

Lenten Reflection for 3/23 – Second Half Hope

Today’s Readings: Jeremiah 23:1-8, Psalm 102, John 6:52-59 Here we are past the half-way point in Lent.   By now, if we’ve giving something up, the reality has hit us squarely in the face. We are feeling the pains of going without our favorite vice or sweet.  We...

Lenten Reflection for 3/16 – "Freedom of Choice"

Today’s Readings: Rom 6:1-11, John 8:33-47 In the Gospel of John, ‘Jesus answered them, “Truly, truly, I say to you, everyone who commits sin is a slave to sin.”  The slave does not continue in the house for ever; the son continues for ever.  So if the Son makes you...