Lent ~ March 22


Let go of self-recrimination. "There is still time for endurance, time for aptience, time for healing, time for change. Have you slipped? Rise up. Have you sinned? Cease. Do not stand among sinners, but leap aside" (St. Basil the Great).



For a few minutes tonight, after your children are sleeping, kneel beside their beds. Let your breath rise and fall with theirs. Enturst them to the Father and thank Him for lending them to you.



Do not say, "In a minute" or "When I finish this" at all today. Instead, put aside your agenda ad meet their needs (and even some wants) immediately and cheerfully.