“Jesus died for somebody’s sins, but not mine meltin’ in a pot of thieves wild card up my sleeve slick heart of stone my sins my own they belong to me, me..people say, “beware!” but I don’t care the words are just rules and regulations to me”-Patti Smith
“God anticipates us again and again in unexpected ways,” the pope said. “He does not cease to search for us, to raise us up as often as we might need. He does not abandon the lost sheep in the wilderness into which it had strayed. God does not allow himself to be confounded by our sin. Again and again he begins afresh with us”.
Cardinal Jorge Bergoglio, the archbishop of Buenos Aires said in his Christmas message:
Cardinal Jorge Bergoglio, the archbishop of Buenos Aires. Photograph: Natacha Pisarenko/AP
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