Jesus, a Friend to Sinners

Jesus, a Friend to Sinners

It can seem a daunting prospect to enter into a sacred lenten journey. We are invited to spend six and a half weeks contemplating our sinfulness and Jesus’ atoning work to forgive our sin. Our timid souls bristle against such an inward journey. We don’t...
Finding Forgiveness at Advent and Always

Finding Forgiveness at Advent and Always

A quick Google search on “how many times will God forgive me” yields over 115 million hits in one second. Clearly, we have questions about God’s capacity to forgive. When our life seems shot-through with poor decisions or layered with one ill-conceived plan after...
Cultivating a More Grateful Heart

Cultivating a More Grateful Heart

“If the forgiveness is minimal, the gratitude is minimal.” I stopped in my tracks when I read these words, spoken by Jesus while defending the lavishly intimate actions of an impure woman. I’ve been thinking about gratitude lately and have noticed it’s easier for me...