The Word Among Us

Lent 2008 Issue

The Commitment to Change

A Prisoner’s Lenten Resolution

By: Bruce Micheals

The Commitment to Change: A Prisoner’s Lenten Resolution by Bruce Micheals

Have you ever thought you were doing well in your faith, only to discover you could have been doing much better? Have you ever been confronted with a personal weakness or sin that made you long for transformation? Do you remember the discouragement and frustration? Well, last year I discovered a radical way to get focused and grow in God’s grace. Here is how it happened.

Word Wars. It was shortly before Lent, and I was trying to share my Catholic faith with Brent, a Protestant brother. I was in dire need...


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