You Know Neither the Day Nor the Hour – And that Should Bring You Great Joy

Lent, Holy Week, Marge Fenelon, Catholic Church, Parable

Many take that as a foreboding, ominous message. I look at it in just the opposite. I see it as a message of great, great joy, in which Jesus is reaching out his hand to me, calling me to him and offering me the astounding chance to ask – and receive – forgiveness for my sins, to fully repent, and to change my ways before it’s too late.

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Why I Never Make New Year Resolutions

New Year, 2017, Marge Fenelon, Holidays

I stopped making New Year resolutions ages ago. Instead, I choose three Scripture passages to copy, print, and keep handy throughout the year. I review them as often as possible and give them some serious prayer time at least once a month. I keep the printed copy in a conspicuous place because I’m one of those people who remembers things I see better than things I hear or note mentally.

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