grateful for every day I have with them. My love them for them inspired me to write the following prayer. Please feel free to use this prayer in your own personal devotions or to adapt it to a worship setting. I think it might work well on the Feast Day of St. Francis or perhaps for a service of the blessing of the animals.
Receiving the new birth completely changes the way we see the world. It's the difference between being stuck inside a dark egg or being alive outside in the world. This Lent, we are reminded that if we trust in God, Christ will help us to break out of our shells int to the glorious resurrection of an Easter morning.
Something about cats and Lent just seem together! My husband says he has never seen any cat who was every sorry for anything. Cats don't need to repent, but humans do! During Lent, we make time for repentance and lamentation.
Waiting is hard. My cat and I are both impatient. This caused a near Christmas cookie disaster. As hard as it is to wait for cookies, waiting for the return of Christ can be even harder, but we must never give up hope.
Sunday morning's liturgy is mirrored in the dance of our daily lives. Throughout our lives, we will experience joys and concerns; however, we can all find hope in the knowledge that all who call upon the name of the Lord shall be saved.
Hooray! It's time for, "Wordless Wednesday!" For this meme, the blogger simply shares an image without any words; however, because I believe in accessibility, I will provide a caption. That way my friends with low vision will be able to participate as well! Image: A black and white photo of my cat, Zeus. His name… Continue reading Wordless Wednesday: Zeus the Cat