Saturday, February 16, 2013

Homily: First Sunday of Lent

It seems that before Christ was ready to begin his ministry it required barren time in the desert – a place of solitude without distractions. It is there that he needed to wrestle with the same temptations we still face today: power, possessions and prestige.
And on this first Sunday of Lent we are called to journey into our personal deserts where we are to ‘repent’ or in other words, ‘to turn around.’ It seems that true transformation can only be found in that type of liminal space..

Why? And, what does that type of transformation sound like?  Click the link below and see what I mean!

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