A reflection for the Triduum by Debra Black.
Jesus, if you knew who I was, you wouldn’t let me touch your feet. Yet it is because you know who I am that you
How is discernment like weeding a garden? Debra Black explains.
“(Advent) is an opportunity to begin giving to God those things that distract my attention from Him. Then there is room in my heart for God to give me His Only Begotten Son on December 25.” -Debra Black
There perhaps has been no time in modern history as the present where our personal holiness matters. We cannot delay in allowing God to transform us, to experience a sort of personal transfiguration.
Our faith teaches that God perfects us as we are, as He has created us. So this nature in itself isn’t necessarily ‘bad’, it simply needs perfecting.
Unforgiveness in our heart is akin to a big sign that says, “demons welcome”.
Offer to God your tangled, chewed-up heart this Lent. He can take it.
What are the key components to a good daily examen?
St. Ignatius’ three classes of men give us food for meditation while preparing for confession.