Thursday, March 10, 2011

Lenten Reading Day 1--Truth-Telling

From my Lenten reading today by Barbara Brown Taylor: "I remember being at a retreat once where the leader asked us to think of someone who represented Christ in our lives. When it came time to share our answers, one woman stood up and said, "I had to think hard about that one. I kept thinking. Who is it who told me the truth about myself so clearly that I wanted to kill him for it?"
From Barbara Brown Taylor, "Truth to Tell," from "The Perfect Mirror," copyright 1998 Christian Century Foundation.  Reprinted in Bread and Wine: Readings for Lent and Easter, copyright 2003, The Plough Publishing House.

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