The story of the prodigal son is one of my favorite parables. I love how Jesus provides the example of the father’s immense generosity, compassion and mercy to teach us about who God really is.
Denise Grady, a reporter for the New York Times, gave this eye-opening perspective on August 15, 2012 while reflecting on the death of this prolific-pro-life icon, “’It was such a shock to think that anyone would kill an innocent human being,’ she told a television interviewer.
I have brokenness, and I have loved ones with brokenness. Whatever our response has been to the brokenness in our world, we need to inhale deeply of the truth that our Lord is the one who is making all things new.
You can’t hope to bear fruit when you don’t care for the tree, so how can you hope to live the best life you can without having God by your side?
Ever thought of waking up in the middle of the night like a monk to pray Matins, sleeping on the floor or putting a pebble in your shoe? Why would you do these things? Lent is upon us. Prepare yourself.