Friday, March 23, 2018

Forgive Us All

In praying, “Forgive us our trespasses,” 
we are asking forgiveness not only for ourselves 
but for everyone else as well. For there is no them; 
there is only us — of whom we are all a part.

Friday, March 9, 2018

Pride Has Ten Thousand Faces

Pride has ten thousand faces,
and every one of them is false.

Wednesday, March 7, 2018

Evil In Our Own Heart

We are naïve about evil
until we have recognized 
the depths of it in 
our own heart.

Monday, March 5, 2018

Our True Origin

Our true origin is not in time but in eternity,
through our Lord Jesus Christ.

Sunday, March 4, 2018

Our Understanding of Eternal Things

Our understanding of eternal things
gets flattened out in our time-bound perspective,
like trying to understand a three-dimensional world
from a two-dimensional point of view.

Saturday, March 3, 2018

Life is But One Moment

Life is not a passing stream of moments.
It is but one moment.
This one.

Friday, March 2, 2018

The Gift of Repentance

It is through the gift of repentance
that God shows us the way to life.

Thursday, March 1, 2018

How We See God

Repentance doesn’t change
how God sees us but
how we see God.