This Lent Devotional for Women loops back around to friendship. What if our family and friends are oblivious to our sufferings? What do we do? Can we be offended? Do we have to forgive them anyway? We consider being offended and what to do about it in light of Jesus in the Garden during His agony.
We’re switching gears in this Lent Devotional for Women. We’ve been asking some tough questions about friendship but today we’re considering the topics of obedience and prayer. This reflection was prompted by a realization after reading the story of the Child Jesus being found in the Temple.
The good news is, we’re still talking about friendship in this Lent Devotional for Women. But, we are also asking and answering some tough questions about our friends, the friendship, and ourselves as friends. Basically, if we aren’t helping each other to heaven, where are we helping each to?
This Lent Devotional for Women pulls a reflection from my favorite Lenten devotional. We consider the betrayal of Peter and placing ourselves in an occasion of sin that might lead to our own downfall and betrayal. And then Peter’s immediate repentance and what he did to make it happen.
In this Lent Devotional for Women we’re considering hardening our hearts to the voice of the Lord, especially if it comes through someone else. We touch on why someone would choose to tell us something we’re doing may not be so good. And then we touch on why we ignore them and how we justify it.
I only repeat myself when necessary and today’s Lent Devotional for Women post is a necessary repetition. I pull a fabulous quote from a long time favorite Lenten Devotional and then we tackle the subject of acquaintances, friends, and coming out of a smoky room smelling like smoke. It will make sense.