Category Archives: My Faith

Meeting The Gardener On Easter

Happy Easter! Each Gospel recounts the resurrection with a slightly different focus. They all have Mary Magdalene going to Jesus’ tomb to attend to His body, finding the stone rolled away from the entrance, and seeing that the tomb is empty. … Continue reading

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Five Good Things On Good Friday

Today is Good Friday, which explains why Courtney, Mar and Cynthia chose Five ‘Good’ Things” as today’s Friday Five theme.  But why is a day when we remember such a dark event called Good Friday? According to Wikipedia, the etymology is in dispute, but usually is … Continue reading

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What Is Palm Sunday?

Today, Christians around the world are celebrating Palm Sunday. What is Palm Sunday? It marks the start of Holy Week and the remembrance of the events in Jesus’ life leading up to His crucifixion and resurrection.  On Palm Sunday we … Continue reading

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Inspired To Be A Better Person

What does As Good As It Gets have to do with being a Christian? A few weeks ago, my priest was able to draw an unlikely but fitting connection, based on this scene. If you haven’t seen the movie (or … Continue reading

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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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