Tag Archives: Lent

#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: Seeing (& seeking) Beauty

Sometimes we get so busy we don’t notice the beauty around us. The other day waiting at a stoplight in a busy intersection, I looked over to see what looked like a bluebird land in a tree across the street. … 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: acts of kindness (small & large!)

 “Three things in human life are important. The first is to be kind. The second is to be kind. The third is to be kind.” Henry James What does it mean to be kind? “Kin” and “kindred” connote family. Kindred … 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: Holy Hilarity & (healing) Laughter

At the end of an 8-day silent retreat awhile back Sister Maria asked me to pick a blessing from a bunch of folded papers in a bowl. Putting my hand in, out came this blessing, much to my amused spirit. … Continue reading

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