Please, Lord, I'm not worth it. Not worth the pain the stain the strife Not worth the tears the fears or Your own life The hour has come for You to go But please, don't do it for me I am the one who nails You the one who bails on You the one who denies I am the one who cheats on You the one who beats on You the one who lies And still You stop me And still You say You are worth the agony and worth the Way to Calvary and worth putting my life on the line Because you are good because you withstood because you are Mine.
Parce Domine (Spare, Lord)
Can it be that Lent is upon us so soon? I know that I, for one, am not ready. Though I am ready for Christ’s triumph, I am steadfast in my complacency and my sin. Change my ways? Ehh, better not. I will, however, vow to not eat sweets and work out three times a week, because “giving up” and “adding” things will help me reach my goal of a smaller weight!
Though I have never taken part in Lenten work-outs, I have given up sweets in the hopes that it will lead me to a better lifestyle; and while neither of these are always bad things to do for Lent, we must do them for the right reasons (ie; not because you want to lose weight!). Continue reading