Second Sunday in Lent

Source of my life’s refreshing springs

Whose presence in my heart sustains me

Thy love ordains me pleasant things

Thy mercy orders all that pains me. – A.L. Waring


During Lent we spend so much time on our sacrifice we forget our blessings. This morning outside my window a red sun is rising over a vast expanse of ocean. How can I not be grateful and in awe of the mystery and blessings in my life. When I reflect on my years I see nothing but a vast mass of mercies and blessings. What others may call crosses, afflictions, judgments and misfortunes that may have occurred in my life, upon reflection I have to say they have proved to be secret and dissembled favors of God’s affection.


About the author

Webb Hubbell is the former Associate Attorney General of The United States. His novels, When Men Betray, Ginger Snaps, A Game of Inches, The Eighteenth Green, and The East End are published by Beaufort Books and are available online or at your local bookstore. When Men Betray won one of the IndieFab awards for best novel in 2014. Ginger Snaps and The Eighteenth Green won the IPPY Awards Gold Medal for best suspense/thriller. His latest, “Light of Day” will be on the bookstands soon.

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