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#LENT: Speaking Truth to Power (of a sort)

On this Lenten Thursday, here’s more about judgment (as per yesterday) but with a different twist. “Although Jesus taught us not to sit in judgment, He never suggested we turn a blind eye to evil… To speak the truth was … Continue reading

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#LENT: Reforming ourselves (vs. others)

“Judge not, that you be not judged. For with what judgment you judge, you will be judged; and with the measure you use, it will be measured back to you.” (Matthew 7:1-2) Why do we spend so much time judging … Continue reading

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#LENT: Prisms of Hope

Here’s a quickie quote for this Lenten Tuesday: “Faith goes up the stairs that love has made and looks out the window that hope has opened.” Charles Spurgeon It’s something to think about – what window has hope opened up … Continue reading

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#LENT: Fighting Fear (with Christ at our side)

 “We cannot be Christians part-time. If Christ is at the center of our lives, He is present in all that we do.” Pope Francis As we move closer to Easter on this fifth Sunday of Lent, our hope clings to … Continue reading

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#LENT: God’s (blessing of) Tenderness

Yesterday I shared about how at the end of an 8-day silent retreat, Sister Maria asked me to pick a blessing on a folded slip of paper out of a bowl. After praying that blessing (for Holy Hilarity) Sister Maria … Continue reading

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#LENT: (atrophied) joy vs. (every day) joy

 “From somber, serious, sullen saints, save us, O Lord.” Saint Teresa of Avila On this Lenten Tuesday we’re over half way through Lent. Maybe there are things we were hoping to do (that we haven’t done) and things we didn’t … Continue reading

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#LENT: Looking @ The Beattitudes

On this Lenten Sunday Virginia is dusting off something she shared during her 1st post-a-day Lent gig (7 years ago.) Here’s an inspiring interpretation of the Beattitudes of Jesus Christ from favorite Scripture scholar, J.B. Phillips. ‘Exposition on the Beattitudes’  … Continue reading

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