An Unlikely Hero

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On this Friday of the Third Week of Lent, I continue my journey through Scott Hahn’s book, Lenten Reflections from A Father Who Keeps His Promises.

 When God selects Moses to bear His message and deliver His people, Moses balks.

“If you please, my Lord, send someone else!”  Ex. 4:13.

Moses doesn’t feel up to the task and throws up roadblock after roadblock.

I’m nobody!”

My family will say ‘who died and made youking?‘”

What if no one listens?

I stutter.  I’m no good at public speaking!”

Excuse after excuse after excuse.  Finally, God relented and allowed Moses to bring his brother, Aaron, as his mouthpiece.

This exchange between God and Moses reminds me of many-a-scene repeated at my home.

Mom:  “Pick up your stuff off the family room floor!  I’m not your maid!”

Son:  “I…

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