Category: Humility

A Glass DarklyDeathRepentance

Ashes and Repentance

The association of ashes (or dust) with repentance has a long history. After Job, for example, encounters God, his response is to “repent in…

familyMysterySpiritualityToads Drink Coffee

I Wish I’d Known

One. He insisted if I was a girl I be named after her. Interesting, isn’t it? Boys are frequently named after the father and…

A Glass DarklyAnglicanBeliefFaithfulnessHumilityLentPoetryRepentance

Saying “I’m sorry” isn’t enough

I’ve heard those two words recently, and spoken them myself. I’ve watched people who seem to be incapable of speaking them, confident that they…