He emptied himself

Posted April 9, 2017 7:35 pm by Maria K.

He emptied himself

You show us, Lord,again and again,that life is about emptying ourselvesto make room for God.Your equality with God was not what you came to prove.Your obedience to Godand your unity with all who suffershow us many ways to empty ourselvesof our self-righteousness and egotism.You shared an earthlyand heavenly banquet with your friends,offering yourself (though they didn’t understand right away)and we learnto give without counting the cost.You forgave your betrayereven as he dipped bread in the bowl with youand we learnthat it’s better not to take things too personally.You loved Peterin spite of his false bravado and grand promisesand we learnto

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