Lent is a season of prayer, reflection, and finding reconciliation. These stories, poems, and essays, may help you on your own Lenten journey.
A few years ago, I was experiencing a “dark night of the soul.” During a group ritual that summer, participants were instructed to remain silent and to take their turn peering into a mysterious structure on a table. When I looked inside, a single votive candle was burning, yet mirrors reflected the one candle and “multiplied” it. I saw my face, as well.
You probably have felt the same way if you are honest. Haven’t we all been in Lent since the lockdown of March 2020? Some say, “Well, what is another 40 days” to the sacrifices already experienced in the Covid-19 pandemic?
By Sister Carolyn Schilling, ASC When letting go big-time as an adult challenges my faith, I often turn to the Portuguese proverb, “God writes straight… Read More »Lenten Journeys: God Writes Straight with Crooked Lines