This weekend you may hear a lot about Jesus, Moses, and Elijah, and how Jesus represents the fulfillment of the Prophets and the Law as represented in Elijah and Moses, respectively.
So, in This Week’s Free Thing, we are going to talk about Peter, and how he just steps in it and misses the whole point.
Fun facts about Ash Wednesday, because Jesus tells us to “not look gloomy like the hypocrites.”
So “wash your face” with a smile from these little tidbits.
We wish you a blessed and happy Lent!
When someone asks “What have you given up for Lent?”, the right answer, in whatever way you might put it, is:
“None of your business.”
The prudent and conscientious Catholic won’t ask the question in the first place.
The right question is
Water, water everywhere!
This week’s Gospel reading is supposedly about Jesus healing the leper. Look again:
It is really about disobedience and how disobeying God is far from being a personal, “I’m not hurting anybody else” thing.
Take five minutes to enjoy This Week’s Free Thing, and you will permanently change your children’s behavior, and yours, with the fun – and wet! – activity!
The purpose of prayer is to get us in line with God’s will; to have an open and hope-filled heart that God knows what He is doing and that He loves us, so even though He permits “punishment and scourges, accept them, because He acts for our welfare in whatever He allows to befall us.”
This week we learn how to be in God’s will in just five minutes..
What did John Wayne, Mark Twain, and CS Lewis say about Courage? What did Jesus DO about Courage? This two-minute lesson has a challenging activity – do you have the guts to do it? – and a fun family movie night suggestion. Plus a video by Casting Crowns! PS: Husbands and Dads don’t get off so easily…they have an extra assignment if they have the Courage!