Category Archives: My Faith

Observing Ash Wednesday Without Judgment

Today is Ash Wednesday, which marks the start of Lent, which is a 40-day period of repentance and reflection that many Christians observe before Easter. (source) My faith practice focuses on God’s love and grace more than our sin and … Continue reading

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What Does The Bible Say About Love?

Happy day after Valentine’s Day. Are you basking in the glow of a nice, romantic evening? Hitting up the clearance bins for the chocolates you didn’t get? Amused by how much others fuss over this “Hallmark Holiday”? Did you know … Continue reading

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Come Let Us Implore Him

Last week at church it was still Christmas, but on Tuesday we celebrated the Feast of the Epiphany. In the nativity story, Epiphany marks when the three kings proclaimed Jesus as Kings of the Jews, but it also is celebrated as the … Continue reading

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Celebrating Emmanuel God With Us

In the secular world Christmas has come and gone, but in church we are still celebrating Christmas until Epiphany on January 6th.  I love my church’s Christmas Eve service, but I’ve been struggling with going to church for the past … Continue reading

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Please–Thank You–Yay!

One of the daily readings for the global Advent calendar sponsored by The Society of Saint John the Evangelist introduced me to Anne Lamott’s book, Help Thanks Wow. It’s a powerful book based on the premise that “Help!”, “Thanks”, and “Wow!” are the three essential … Continue reading

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