Category Archives: My Faith

Observing Lent Triumphantly

Lent is supposed to be a season of self-denial and repentance, so why do I look forward to Ash Wednesday so much? Why is the Ash Wednesday liturgy my favorite service in the Episcopalian Book of Common Prayer? I think … Continue reading

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Let Us Go To Bethlehem

Merry Christmas! Yes, I know Christmas was a few days ago, but in the church calendar Christmas Day marks the beginning of the Christmas season, not the end. I was reminded of this during our Christmas Eve service, which included … Continue reading

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My AdventWord Global Advent Calendar

Merry Christmas! I’ve always loved advent calendars, and this year I participated in the Global Advent Calendar sponsored by the Society of Saint John the Evangelist on Instagram using the hashtag AdventWord. Each day had a different word and devotional … Continue reading

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Let Nothing You Dismay

Earlier this year I was going through a very stressful time. I knew the situation was beyond my control and out of my hands, so for once my first reaction was to be praying instead of worrying. Even though it was … Continue reading

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Prayers For A Peaceful Thanksgiving

If your family is anything like mine, your Thanksgiving dinner may not be much like the nostalgic image below, and may not play out like the Pillsbury ad where the only argument around the dinner table is who gets the … Continue reading

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