We all have our own agony in the garden - where the pain is so deep and so intense, we may be tempted to abandon God altogether. It is in those moments we can look to Jesus Christ's example, and utter the words, "...yet, not my will but yours be done."
Once a month, I try to join the #WorthRevisit link-up. This month, I wanted to re-post one of my articles from last Holy Week, as I continue to ponder Christ, His Passion, and my own passion for Him.
He is Risen! Alleluia! My first two posts on this blog asked a series of questions about how I am living my life, and how I might better show others that Christ is my passion. Now that He is Risen, I feel it is time to turn the page and create an action plan. Don't … Continue reading Ideal Christian Lifestyle
Yesterday, I wrote about thoughts inspired by the Army chaplain on Passion Saturday/Palm Sunday vigil Mass here. What I didn't thoroughly address was the chaplain's overarching theme to his homily, and a question I have spent time asking myself since then - do I consider Christ my passion? And, if I am called to, "die for our passions," as … Continue reading Is Christ A Passion?
I was sitting at Mass this past weekend, on Passion Saturday/vigil for Palm Sunday, and since both children were soundly asleep, I was able to actually listen to the chaplain's homily - for, perhaps the first time in a long time. The chaplain spoke about how we are all fans and fanatics about something in … Continue reading Jesus’ Passion