Tenth Sunday in Ordinary Time

Sketch by Brie Schulze

Is there a sin that cannot be forgiven?  That is one of the subjects of today’s Gospel.  Jesus does indeed say that there is a sin that will not be forgiven – but we need to try to understand what He means exactly.  Compared to God, we are very hard on one another.  We hold grudges about even very insignificant things: someone who never says “thank you,” someone who forgot to take the trash out again, someone who always takes over a conversation.  Even when we are prepared to forgive bigger things, it is frequently the small things that we don’t want to let go of. read more