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Lenten Reflections | Jesus is laid in the tomb

How could I allow myself to live paralyzed by all the fears, insecurities and areas of shame that weighed me down that did not come from God? I knew that as long as those unwanted areas in my life had control and power over me, I could not be ‘fully alive’ and live in the freedom that God intended me to have. Continue reading

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Lenten Reflections | The body of Jesus is taken down from the cross

Through our baptism and the partaking of the most Holy Eucharist, we are intimately united with Him and reminded of His eternal, selfless and unconditional love for us. After recognizing that even Christ turned to the Father in His agony, and reflecting on the lives of saints, did I understand that it’s in the most difficult times we need to be steadfast in our trust in the Lord. Continue reading

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Lenten Reflections | Jesus dies on the cross

Jesus’ act of trust isn’t just a lesson for us, but in reality, this moment puts an end to death because every sin and evil that had ever been conceived had to die too. By applying the power of the cross in my life, I see the ongoing release from sin and the ability to walk in freedom. Continue reading

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Lenten Reflections | Jesus is nailed to the cross

Do we trust God? Even in the darkest of the situations, when there seems to be no light at the end of the tunnel, our God is able to pull us through. But do we praise Him in the storm? I was called to trust God completely, that even when I could not see through the darkness around me, He was there guiding me all through it. Continue reading