Lent ’07

My Lenten meditations for the year 2007

Lent 07: Day 31 – Life Without Mirrors

Imagine what it would be like if you had no way to see any aspect of yourself, except what you could glean by direct sight. For this little exercise I would like to include not just reflective glass or other reflective surfaces like water in a bowl, but any means of seeing ourselves, including the…

Lent 07: Day 30 – Dead Men Walking

The Greek word for love that depends on natural affection, storgē (στοργή), is not used anywhere in the Bible. It is only used in compound forms, two of which are very striking. Paul uses the negative, without natural affection, as a severe condemnation in Romans 1:31 and 2 Timothy 3:3. The English Standard version touches…