…3 days

“…that he was buried, that he was raised on the third day in accordance with the Scriptures.”

1 Corinthians 15:4

Lent has drawn to an end…

It has not been an easy lent,

but rather – a Holy one.

And I believe many, if not most of us, with all that is going on in the world, can attest to this same feeling.

When was the last time you can remember a lent of suffering – alongside Jesus – such as this?

Our Church, our World, our Community, our Families –

each have experienced a tremendous level of suffering, in one form or another.

And yet…

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the cloth

It is human nature to question if the paths we have taken in life,

the choices we have made,

the gifts we have shared

are pleasing to God.

Does it come from the “Will of the Father?”

Or

the desire of our own making?

There is one way, I have found, to rest in God’s presence in these moments of discernment.

It is a simple & quiet

Peace of Heart

which allows me the assurance that

my God IS speaking.

Is this an easy thing to discern?

No!

Trust me – my logic rethinks it often; yet, if it is from Him –

He always leads me back to Peace.

It is there that I find rest,

it is then that I am comforted,

it is at last…

a trust that goes beyond knowing.

(Can there be any greater peace than that?)

Today I am re-blogging a story I wrote & posted several years ago; which depicts the surprising ways in which our Father can reveal to us whatever He may be needing us to do – as an important participation to His Master-Plan.  

And I pray we may find one another

– in the midst of His Caravan of Followers

beside the Master, together.

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the winning team.

“I have told you these things, so that in me you may have peace.

In this world you will have trouble.

But take heart!

I have overcome the world!”

John 16:33

Take heart!

In many other translations, this verse says, “Take courage!”

Such a beautiful, heartened, rally cry from Jesus to every one of us.

So, what is it that is supposed to embolden us?

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