The Year of Mercy – A One Hundred Word Retreat 5

100 Word Retreat Slide #2.001

Driving home from Mass last Sunday, Howard stewed. “Geez, what’s all this about mercy? My wife, my kids don’t show me mercy. Not even the dog!

Sounds like some church guy came up with a marketing plan. I thought we were just getting ready for the Baby Jesus… What’s mercy done for me lately?

Confession? Fr. Gregor is always bringing up confession. What’s it been, 10, 15 years? Same ol’ crap – sex & anger; anger & sex. Why go, nothing changes? If God were merciful, it’d be gone by now.

OK, here’s Costco… Geez, the damn parking lot’s full…”

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