Category Archives: My Faith

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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My Favorite Christmas Carols

Merry Christmas Eve! As much as I like to wait until after Thanksgiving to start getting ready for Christmas, when December 24th comes around I feel like I haven’t heard enough of my favorite Christmas carols. Away In A MangerĀ holds … Continue reading

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