Get Over Yourself, God's Here: A Forty Day Journey of Repentance

St. Mark's Press

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To the first century, Jesus proclaimed, "Repent, for the kingdom of God is at hand!" But what would he announce to the twenty-first century, to a world devoted to the cult of self? Kate Moorehead offers an evocative suggestion: Get Over Yourselves! God's Here!

In this book of Lenten meditations, Moorehead reflects pastorally on the nature of sin and repentance in our contemporary context. Repentance is not about focusing more and more attention upon ourselves, upon our foibles, faults and failures. Rather, it is a process whereby we shift our attention away from ourselves to God. By focusing upon Jesus and his way of doing things, Moorehead offers a vision for a practice of repentance that helps us address all the ways we separate ourselves from God, while avoiding "the ruts of self-absorption and self-analysis that are so prevalent in our time and culture." In Get Over Yourself; God's Here!, we will embark on a journey of repentance that saves us from ourselves and frees us for a vibrant life with God.

Kate Moorehead