Amazing change in Iraq
It is familiar and nonetheless quite amazing: a dramatization of the power of repentance.
Sometimes you and I can get in situations that we know are immoral, but we cannot see any way out of it.
Today’s readings remind us that repentance is always possible, even when it may seem impossible, that the power of God’s grace can overcome anything.
Have mercy on me, O God, in your goodness;
in the greatness of your compassion
wipe out my offense.
Thoroughly wash me from my guilt
and of my sin cleanse me.