10 May 2017
PODCAST: A Confession Chicken Comes Clean
Once incredibly fearful of the Sacrament of Reconciliation - my experience with a friendly, enthusiastic priest changed all that. Have you ever been called back into the confessional?
While I still get butterflies before a Confession [discomfort is good indication of contrition - more of that in the podcast below] over the years, the Holy Spirit has shown me what a true GIFT participating in this Sacrament is. Do not thin of it as being made to go but of actually BEING ALLOWED to go to Confession! God provides this amazing experience of actually HEARING the words, "Your sins are forgiven." That is not all He gives us - he also takes our guilt, shame, and pain and fills us GRACE! His Holy Spirit within us, that Spirit which helps us to strive closer toward holiness, and so much more!
Today, in the United States, we celebrate the birthday of Martin Luther King Jr. He was a loving father, and husband. Yet, most of us kno...