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Lenten Reflections from the Executed: #488 Bobby Lee Hines / October 24, 2012

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*These reflections are taken from pieces of the last words of the last 40 persons executed in Texas. Bobby Lee Hines– “Please forgive me.” Forgiveness is a powerful phenomenon that can set both the offender and the offended free. Shortly before he was executed, Bobby Lee Hines asked for forgiveness. While it is impossible to […]

Lenten Reflections from the Executed: #487 Jonathan Green / October 10, 2012

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*These reflections are taken from pieces of the last words of the last 40 persons executed in Texas. Jonathan Green- “It hurts bad.”   In his final moments, Jonathan Green wanted to give voice to the pain that he was suffering. On the cross, Jesus screamed out in pain, “My God, My God, Why have […]

Lenten Reflections from the Executed: #486 Cleve Foster / September 25, 2012

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*These reflections are taken from pieces of the last words of the last 40 persons executed in Texas. Cleve Foster– “Over the years I have learned to love.”   When Cleve Foster was about to die, he wanted everyone to know that he had learned to love. Sometimes love takes some growing into. We live […]

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