Category Archives: My Faith

Ashes To Ashes, God To God

Today is the first Sunday in Lent, and I am still figuring out how I am going to observe a holy Lent this year. (source) The the Ash Wednesday liturgy in the Book Of Common Prayer highlights these options: I invite … Continue reading

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Observing Lent — Ash Wednesday

Today is Ash Wednesday, which marks the start of Lent, a 40-day period of repentance and reflection that many Christians observe before Easter. (source) This video is a great “highlights reel” that explains Lent in about 2 minutes:  

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Hate Is Not A Christian Value

It makes me angry and breaks my heart when people invoke their “Christian” religion in the name of advocating discrimination, bigotry, and just plain hatefulness. I don’t know where they went to Sunday School, but hate is not a Christian … Continue reading

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Keeping A Prayer Journal Is Harder Than I Thought

Around the beginning of the year, there was lots of talk about keeping a gratitude journal during the new year. I am a generally grateful person–I notice the small blessings in my life and am thankful for them–but I thought … Continue reading

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Say Yes And Don’t Be Afraid To Fail

January is a time for goal-setting. We make New Year’s resolutions, map out our plans for the year, and see where we are on our bucket lists. When the new year seems bursting with promise, we think big and reach … Continue reading

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