Monthly Archive: February 2015

Immersed in the Holy Spirit

“But seek first his kingdom and his righteousness, and all these things will be given to you as well.”

Matthew 6:33

One of my favourite things about lent is that we focus more on the above bible verse.  I don’t think we give enough credence to this commitment.  Perhaps that’s why lent is so vital to our Christian discipline.  It is human nature that we are so self sufficient and draw into our own strength.  It’s in our human DNA.   (more…)

Why Give in for Lent

Growing up as a Catholic I associated lent with fasting or denying pleasure.  Giving up something to remind me of my sinful nature.  Making that small sacrifice would bring me closer to God.   (more…)

Prayer Dedication for Lent

Dear Father in Heaven,

As I prepare my heart and mind for Lent I am full of anticipation and hunger for deeper intimacy.  Lord I confess that I am preoccupied with so many worldly thoughts.  There are vast injustices taking place and the evil can be daunting.  It is easy to get distracted by the wonderment of what I can do to help make this world a better place.  Sometimes I feel powerless but yet I have deep hope.  I am confident that you Lord are in the midst.