On Lent | One

Yet the LORD longs to be gracious to you; therefore he will rise up to show you compassion. For the LORD is a God of justice. Blessed are all who wait for him! People of Zion, who live in Jerusalem, you will weep no more. How gracious he will be when you cry for help!…

One Lent | Two

He took the blind man by the hand and led him outside the village. When he had spit on the man’s eyes and put his hands on him, Jesus asked, “Do you see anything?” He looked up and said, “I see people; they look like trees walking around.” Once more Jesus put his hands on the man’s…

On Lent | Three

“When he disembarked and saw the vast crowd, his heart was moved with pity for them, for they were like sheep without a shepherd; and he began to teach them many things.” Mark 6:34   “I prayed for twenty years but received no answer until I prayed with my legs.” Frederick Douglass In this season…

On Lent | Four

My sacrifice, O God, is a broken spirit;     a broken and contrite heart     you, God, will not despise.  Psalm 51:17 For we who have nothing left to give, may this season of lent give to us. May the sacrifices that we have sown in tears and frustrations be honored. May our losses and perseverance be…

On Lent | Five

But he said to me, “My grace is sufficient for you, for my power is made perfect in weakness.” Therefore I will boast all the more gladly about my weaknesses, so that Christ’s power may rest on me. That is why, for Christ’s sake, I delight in weaknesses, in insults, in hardships, in persecutions, in…