Moving Meditations for Lent | Day 23: The Agony in the Garden

"The Agony in the Garden" We now delve into the Sorrowful Mysteries for our Moving Meditations for Lent. Meditated upon during the rosary, the Sorrowful Mysteries depict the moments before the Crucifixion. The first moment is the agony in the garden. Here Jesus shares with us the Lord's Prayer and in this moment He reveals … Continue reading Moving Meditations for Lent | Day 23: The Agony in the Garden

Moving Meditations for Lent | Day 22: Preparations

​​ The last Station of the Cross is the laying of Jesus in the tomb. As mentioned in our previous meditation, the act of taking down a crucified body was not very common, and to add, to give Him a proper burial was even more out of the ordinary. And while everyone there had in … Continue reading Moving Meditations for Lent | Day 22: Preparations

Moving Meditations for Lent | Day 20: Be Still

"Be still" Only about three hours after being nailed to the Cross, Jesus dies. In this moment where God physically leaves this Earth, where body and soul is separated, the Earth trembles, darkness fills the sky, and even amidst the chaos is stillness. The quietness of the last breath taken, the solemness of His mother … Continue reading Moving Meditations for Lent | Day 20: Be Still

Moving Meditations for Lent | Day 19: Unbearable Pain

​ ​ On the eleventh station, Jesus is nailed to the Cross. Pain enters a disturbing reality once made physically. Whether by outside force or by some internal workings that then become embodied. It's this pain that often leaves us feeling immobile, stuck, or tied down. How do we choose to break away or move … Continue reading Moving Meditations for Lent | Day 19: Unbearable Pain

Moving Meditations for Lent | Day 18: Can’t Take Away My Faith

"Can't take away my faith" When Jesus arrives at Calvary, He is stripped of His garments. The soldiers forcefully take His belongings. This degradation of His humanity leaves Jesus with nothing, but in actuality, He is left with something. Faith. At least in these moments, until His death, Jesus is still left with faith. Even … Continue reading Moving Meditations for Lent | Day 18: Can’t Take Away My Faith

Moving Meditations for Lent | Day 16: Strength in Weakness

"Even when we are weak, we find strength" Throughout the streets of Jerusalem, Jesus encountered many women who weeped for Him. While focus is on their crying, often seen as a sign of weakness, very little is focused on their strength. While his others, most especially his male Apostles, coward in fear and hid and … Continue reading Moving Meditations for Lent | Day 16: Strength in Weakness