Tagged with Lent

Dirt   {A Journey Through the Season of Lent ~ Week 3}

Dirt {A Journey Through the Season of Lent ~ Week 3}

  “They’re just trying to dig up some dirt on him.” And you and I both know what that means …someone was trying to find some terrible-awful-secret-sin buried in some poor soul  to “do him in” …a phrase meaning all would be done to discount and disqualify him as any upstanding, honest, God-loving human being–in an … Continue reading

Stains

Stains

In a vivid reminder, the cross is smeared across the forehead  as the words, ” remember that you are dust, and to dust you shall return” are spoken over you.  And you walk away with the stain …the stain of the cross emblazoned right up front for all to see.   My friend tried to wipe … Continue reading

Before You Start Your Lenten Journey

Before You Start Your Lenten Journey

I’ve loved well …sometimes.  I’ve wanted to love well …many times.  I’ve loved …well, I’ve loved the best way any imperfect human being can …imperfectly. But God –my heavenly Father — now He knows how to love.  His love stretches over all my stretch marks  created when life circumstances have pulled me farther than my … Continue reading

A Journey Through the Season of Lent

A Journey Through the Season of Lent

My headache was hellish.  The pain was more than I had ever experienced.  If someone had offered a radical surgical removal of the pain, I think I would have gladly accepted.  The relief-giving medicine never stayed down long enough to do the work it was intended to do.  After watching and listening to me empty … Continue reading