The time to forgive is now!


To forgive means to live again a different life without hate, and the weight it carries with us. Once we forgive we become lighter and stronger. We start to see the world with different eyes. My next post talks about forgiveness including forgiving myself.

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Friday of the First Week of Lent

Ezekiel 18:21-28

Matthew 5:20-26  

Who would like a bowl of ice cream with all the toppings after mass?

Who would like a bowl of green squid soup that someone gave me to eat for lunch?

Who would have liked to have Mr. Czarnopys our principal cancel school today because of all the sick teachers and students?

It is so easy to make those decisions, but it may be a bit harder to make a decision about my last question. 

Who would like to go to the person who has hurt us and forgive them right now?  

In our first reading, the prophet Ezekiel is stressing to us that we are personally responsible for our decisions. A wicked person can repent and be saved, and a virtuous person can sin, and they will know judgment.  

In our Gospel, Jesus is…

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