Lenten Reading for April 2


This is Holy Week — the week we remember the story that is central to our faith. Before we get to the message of life victorious over death, the story leads us into the deepest darkness. Where in our lives have we known such darkness?

How alone Jesus must have felt in that final week of his life. His own disciples did not really understand why he has chosen this way. When have we felt loneliness, and what does it mean to have Jesus with us as one who understands our loneliness?