“Every saint has a past, every sinner has a future.” (St. Francis de Sales)
I just have to share this short quote with you from St. Frances de Sales. One of the biggest battles many of us have in our relationship with God and spiritual journey is fighting against our sense of unworthiness, feeling like we have already blown it big time with God. We might feel like the Prodigal Son on his way back before he meets the father – discouraged, afraid, not really hoping to receive much. As this quote highlights, nothing could be further from the truth. With God there are always solutions. His mercy, love and a bright future are always available to us when we turn to him with a truly contrite heart, seek his forgiveness and put him at the center of our lives.
Let’s all make that the goal for our Lent.