You don’t have to be from Iowa to appreciate what Jim Gibbons, Republican Candidate for Iowa’s Third Congressional District, has reflected upon in a small piece published today on Caffeintated Thoughts. May God give us the grace to discover the glory that awaits when we take up our cross daily and follow him.
“This weekend hundreds of thousands of Christians in Iowa celebrated Palm Sunday in preparation for Good Friday and Easter Sunday. As I reflect on this time of year, Simon of Cyrene comes to mind. As you recall, Simon of Cyrene was a man who was pressed into service – burdened with carrying the cross of Christ toward Calvary. Simon may be someone we all can relate to in the crosses that we have had to carry, or are in the midst of carrying, in our own lives.”
Read the rest here.