Margaret Bullitt-Jonas not only takes us to the foot of the cross of Jesus, she invites us to consider the breadth of Christ's healing, saving love for us, for those we love, and for the whole creation. Each reflection is followed by a series of prayer-provoking questions designed to draw us deeper into the mystery of extravagant generosity.
Part 1 Introduction
Chapter 2 Father, forgive them . . . Today you will be with me .
Chapter 3 Today you will be with me . . .
Chapter 4 Woman, behold your son . . .
Chapter 5 My God, my God . . .
Chapter 6 I thirst . . .
Chapter 7 It is finished . . .
Chapter 8 Father, into your hands . . .
. . . it made me want to return to Holy Week and live it more intentionally. . . . This is an easily approachable book and, while written with a particular Church season in mind, commendable to any who may be experiencing their own Passion Week.
For all who seek to live faithfully in response to the love and grace of God in Jesus Christ, and who find that the culture pulls them in opposite directions, these meditations offer immediate and relevant ways for us to discover the breadth of Christ's healing, saving love for us, for those we love, and for the whole creation.
Margaret Bullitt-Jonas is a priest associate at Grace Church in Amherst, Massachusetts. She served for several years as a chaplain to the House of Bishops of the Episcopal Church. She is the author of Holy Hunger.