Jesus is a King. But he was also human, and in that humanity, humble and self-sacrificing.
Today we celebrate the spring equinox, the time when northern hemisphere places spin into a half-year-long season of light. Let’s embrace this abundant gift today, with a few points of reflection.
What does our reading of Scripture lead us to believe, and how might our encounters with Jesus challenge our expectations?
Jesus shows us to choose ‘death’ to self-centeredness and greed.
Sacrificing his trust in his own exaltation, Jesus came out from the tomb made even more glorious through God’s exaltation.
In this time of Lent, make right your broken relationships, with self, others, your environment and with God: prepare for the joy of life and healing through Christ’s resurrection.
In this Lenten season, let us remember that the path to forgiveness in the new covenant and keeping the new covenant lies in following Christ daily.
This season of Lent reminds us anew that life and death are intertwined and both are bound up with our commitments and covenants to each other and to following the way of Jesus.
In this time of Lent, clean out the closets of your mind and heart, leaving space experience and participate and live into God’s love and community.
Our salvation, Paul writes, is in our creation: “For we are what God has made us, created in Christ Jesus…”