BREAKING DOWN WALLS – GETTING READY FOR LENT

Godspacelight | 1/24/2019 | Staff
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Lent is still a couple of months away. It doesn’t begin until March 6th, but I am already thinking about how I will practice it and longing for the self reflection and renewal that it brings.

This year our Godspace theme will be Breaking Down Walls. I am not just thinking of the controversy about the border wall on the U.S/Mexican border when I choose this topic. All of us have walls in our lives. Walls that separate us from the one true God, from each other and from God’s creation. Jesus is the one who is able to break down the walls and open the barriers that keep us closed off. Lent is a great season of preparation for destruction of the barriers that separate us.

What walls do you still need to break down:

within yourself to find inner healing from past hurts and scars;

Attitude - Towards - Others - Reconciliation - Unity

in your attitude towards others to bring reconciliation and unity;

in your concern for creation to become the best steward of God’s good earth that you could possibly be;

Relationship - God - Desire - Depths - Intimacy

in your relationship to God and your desire for new depths of intimacy with your creator.

What could a 21st century desert experience look like for you this year?

Preparation - Lent - Season - Renewal - Transformation

What preparation could you make now so that Lent becomes a powerful season of renewal and transformation, a season for breaking down walls? I am already working on my Lenten garden and it is helping me to think about the walls that...
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