by Matt Bolton
“In the name of the Father, The Son and The Holy Spirit. Amen”.
“Bless me Father, for I have sinned. My last confession was many years ago”.
“Continue my child.”
“I have been angry for a long time, as long as I can remember”.
“Do you know why you are angry?”
“Somebody hurt me when I was very young; someone I trusted. They hurt me deeply and over and over. These are the first tears I have shed in so long”.
The young man’s tears coursed down over his cheeks in hot, shameful floods. They were a purging, and gave the man space for the breath to continue. Continue reading