February 20: Delight in the Lord and Follow Me

Saturday after Ash Wednesday

February 20, 2021

I’m not a good cook but I can see a great recipe in today’s readings. I love sweets, especially cookies. So at Christmas, I tried my hand at baking Hershey Kisses Peanut Butter cookies. They actually turned out pretty well. And with all humility, I tell you they were delicious!


Today’s scriptures provide us a recipe of sorts that’s guaranteed to satisfy your spiritual hunger. The recipe:


Delight in the Lord and Follow Me


Ingredients:

You


Directions:

Step 1: Remove oppression, false accusations, and malicious speech from your midst

Step 2: Give your bread to the hungry

Step 3: Satisfy the afflicted

Step 4: Don’t follow your own pursuits or ways on the Sabbath

Step 5: Leave everything behind


Tips:

To some people, this recipe may be difficult and to others, it may seem impossible. But if you’ve read this far along in the recipe it seems that you’re up for the challenge of this recipe. So today just think about bringing the main ingredient to the recipe and take this step by step. You can do it!


Ginger Cashin has been a parishioner at the Shrine for more than 15 years. She has been an altar server and is a volunteer with the Shrine Night Shelter.


These reflections are meant to challenge us in our journey through Lent. Please feel free to share your thoughts and comments with us.

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