“At the root of our lives, we are ‘bent’ away from God.
We admit, perhaps with tears, that we love the things of self
and yawn in the awesome presence of God.
We acknowledge that we obsess about our whims
and recoil from self-sacrifice.”
Timothy Jones : The Art of Prayer
1 thought on “On Confession”
[…] and deliberate plodding from the Garden to the Manger to the Cross and the empty Tomb. Because my heart is bent away from God. Because lesser things continually come in and slowly, quietly, choke out the good things. […]