Yield: An Invitation for Ash Wednesday

None of us like to suffer.  None of us willingly embrace struggles.  None of us freely choose to deny ourselves that which we most desire. We just don't.  The happy, successful, easy, self-fulfilled life is what we eagerly seek, long for, and even expect.  All too often the entire trajectory of our lives reverts to simply avoiding pain and attaining self-importance.  Day after day we … [Read more...]