By: Kathryn Perry
Readings: Genesis 13:1-7, 14-18; Philippians 3:2-12; Psalm 27
Forty days to prepare ourselves to observe the final portion of Jesus’ journey to the cross, death and resurrection: the season of Lent is a time to add on rather than giving up. More prayer, more love, more smiles, more service to others and more self-examination.
The 27th Psalm of David was my mother’s favorite. When Alzheimer’s had robbed her of memories cognition and speech, one thing remained: Jesus. She would repeat his name in a tone of voice that was clear and focused— her pre=Alzheimer’s voice
“Wait and let your heart take courage; wait for the LORD”