|February 24, 2015
Lent seems to be a time when we drag out from the ashes some pretty ominous words, like: sin, penance, repentance, self denial, atonement. It is true that we are to "come clean" and be honest with ourselves about life; but it has also has been labeled a pretty negative time to list all our grievous short comings, sins and mistakes, and in general to realize how bad we are.
You know Jesus did not spend a lot of time telling folks how bad they were. On occasion he really let into a few folks and...