This article is part of a larger series on The Peace Prayer of St. Francis. You can read the other entries here: Where There is Hatred, Let Me Sow LoveWhere There is Doubt, Let Me Sow FaithWhere There is Darkness, Let Me Sow Light O Lord make me an instrument of your peace… In this strange … [Read more...] about An Instrument of Peace
Be kind and compassionate to each other, forgiving each other, just as Christ God forgave you. - Ephesians 4:32 (NIV) This question has been on my heart and mind for quite some time now. What does it mean to truly forgive? I don’t mean forgiving the rude teenager working the counter at Starbucks … [Read more...] about What Does it Mean to Truly Forgive?
It was a Friday morning and my mom had just offered to take the kids to the park so I could have a few hours to myself. “Yes please!” was my response. It had been a trying week of mothering. Every meal had been a flop, I was snapping at the kids, I wasn’t finding time for exercise. My … [Read more...] about The Cross and Your Shame