Monday, July 26

Lenten Journey Participants

How to Enter the Darkness

How to Enter the Darkness

Lenten Journey Participants, Religion, Scripture, Spirituality, Theology
headlines from the daily crucifixion five died today unemployment rises militants surge suicide bombers widow gay man beaten   noose faxed  militia plot toddler dies orphan refinery burns arsenic infects land nuclear waste seeps stranger Lenten Reflection:  In the beginning, when God created the heavens and the earth,  the earth was a formless wasteland, and darkness covered the abyss,  while a mighty wind swept over the waters.     Then God said,  "Let there be light," and there was light.  God saw how good the light was.  God then separated the light from the darkness.  God called the light "day," and the darkness he called "night."  Thus evening came, and morning followed-the first day.  -Genesis 1:1-5 Thoughts: Random thoughts:  The darkness is not bad.  God feels crucified every m...

Father Forgive Them

Christianity, Lenten Journey Participants, Religion, Scripture, Spirituality, Theology
Lenten Reflection: So they took Jesus, and, carrying the cross himself, he went out to what is called the Place of the Skull, in Hebrew, Golgotha. There they crucified him, and with him two others, one on either side, with Jesus in the middle. Pilate also had an inscription written and put on the cross. It read, "Jesus the Nazorean, the King of the Jews." Now many of the Jews read this inscription, because the place where Jesus was crucified was near the city; and it was written in Hebrew, Latin, and Greek. So the chief priests of the Jews said to Pilate, "Do not write 'The King of the Jews,' but that he said, 'I am the King of the Jews'." Pilate answered, "What I have written, I have written." -John 19:16-22 “Father forgive them, for they know not what they do.”                     ...