40 Days of Lent – From Release to Embrace
“While the part change, the whole always remains the same. For every thief who departs this world, a new one is born. And every decent person who passes away is replaced by a new one. In this way, not only does nothing remain the same, but also nothing ever really changes. For every Sufi who dies, another is born somewhere.”*
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Today, we are accepting our losses and embracing God’s Love for us.
Our Lent Booklet reminds us today that when we experience a loss, there is no option other than to accept it. Ends are invitations to let go and behold a more enduring reality, the life beyond the death. With God it’s never really the end.
Today, I invite you to contemplate on Rule No39 and the quote below. Let me know how practicing acceptance worked for you today.
Then Jesus, crying with a loud voice, said, “Father, into your hands I commend my spirit.” Luke 23:46
Today we affirm: In acceptance and trust, I practice spiritual surrender.
*Rules are from ’40 Rules of Love’ by Novel by Elif Shafak. See more about the book here (click)
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