Tag Archives: Forgiveness

Good Friday Good Feelings

To many Jews during the time of Jesus, his death on the cross was the awful ending to an adventure gone terribly wrong. Here was an itinerant preacher who simply burst upon the scene, preaching repentance and the coming of … Continue reading

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My Need for Repentance

Even at an early age, I remember collecting and memorizing Gospel verses that would inspire me no end. I often wondered whether I would have been one of his followers if I had lived during the time of Jesus. Many … Continue reading

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Light Sings

Nothing speaks better of the freshness and newness of life, of hope and renewal than the streaks of first light at the break of dawn. Nothing seems sadder or more melancholic than the fading light of a sunset at the … Continue reading

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Forgiveness In The Time Of Advent

Autumn leaves can be breathtaking in their explosion of wild colors. Somehow, falling leaves in Autumn remind me of the Advent hymn Rorate Coeli: Drop down dew, ye heavens, from above, and let the clouds rain down the Just One. … Continue reading

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Justice, Peace and Forgiveness

The road to justice and peace is long and arduous. And the only one that will truly get us there is the road paved with forgiveness. When I am wronged, I want justice and retribution; but when I do wrong … Continue reading

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The Kingdom Of God

Then he said, “Jesus, remember me when you come into your kingdom.” He replied to him, “Amen, I say to you, today you will be with me in Paradise.” ~ Luke 23:35-43   They crucified him , the ultimate punishment for the … Continue reading

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Trust And Trustworthiness

The person who is trustworthy in very small matters is also trustworthy in great ones; and the person who is dishonest in very small matters is also dishonest in great ones. If, therefore, you are not trustworthy with dishonest wealth, … Continue reading

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