40 Lessons I learned during this Lenten Season

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On my way to work in March 2013. Breath-taking!

What is a learned-lesson if not shared?  Life is a teacher to the attentive, a guide to the seeker, a light to the wanderer, and an artist to the gazer.  My Lenten Journey was one which required that I pay close attention to the instructions which the true source of Life, who is Life Himself was giving.   In many ways, lessons came to me, some I grasped in an instant, and others undoubtedly evaded, and or bamboozled me.
It would be remiss of me not to share 40 of these with you!  Forty, being complementary to the life-span of any Lenten Season, but certainly this does not exhaust the many simple things I am taking away from the season.   Hope you can share in them, and or share yours with me. Continue reading

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Day #3 — Obedience

Today, I tried pondering on obedience to God particularly through an avenue of releasing what is needed to be set free. Today’s readings according to the church reminded me strongly that what God wants of me to stop pointing fingers, to rid myself of every quarrel and to quit speaking any form of wickedness. Honestly, when I introspect I really do feel like I am far from heaven, being my own worst critic and then of course often I have been angry. Today, I desire to obey God by seeking to let go of things, thoughts, behaviors, mindsets and attitudes which are of a negative nature.
I seek to release myself through obedience to God to relieve myself from self-un-forgiveness. Continue reading

In 40 Days!

Today marks the beginning of the Lenten season in the calendar year of many Christians; most especially for the Catholic, Methodist and Episcopal believers. Each year 40 days of such a nature is recognized. It begins on Ash Wednesday (today). Very simply I began with going to a service and receiving ashes on my forehead in reminder that from dust I came, and to dust I will or shall return. Importantly, Continue reading