Holy Thursday – We judge the value of an item by the price that was paid for it. You were bought at the price of a man’s blood — and not just any man, but God’s own Son. How can you repay this debt? By loving as you are loved.
Lent 4 – Today’s readings are about Spiritual Blindness. Samuel and Paul learn to see what God sees. The best cure for spiritual blindness is Confession. In Confession, God works a miracle that we thought was impossible: He makes us holy.
Lent 1 – Jesus fasts for 40 days and is tempted by the three great human fears: 1) Fear of being Empty. 2) Fear of being Alone. 3) Fear of being Powerless. These fears are why Adam and Even fell. Will we stand with Jesus and trust the Father?
Ash Wednesday – Ash Wednesday is a time to repent of being un-thankful, to admit that it is all really just ashes anyway, and to think of the One who never stops thinking of us. Maybe a little ash on our foreheads will help.