Tag Archives: Lenten challenges

…Friday in Lent: Pope John Paul II (wise words from…)

“The fruit of a courageous ascetical journey can only be a greater openness to the needs of our neighbor.  Those who love the Lord cannot close their eyes to individuals and people who are tried by suffering and poverty.  After … Continue reading

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J.B. Phillips: Exposition on the Beattitudes…

On this 1st Sunday of Lent, here are inspiring words to ponder from the great Scripture scholar, J.B. Phillips… ‘Exposition on the Beattitudes’   Most people think:  Happy are the pushers: for they get on in the world. Happy are the … Continue reading

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Goethe & New Beginnings…. NOW!

photo taken in Soroti, UGANDA

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Ash Wednesday & a Lent Challenge….

Lent is here ALREADY… time to put away those chocolates (while recuperating from Chocolate Hangovers), turn off the TV, hide the coffee beans, sweets & whatever else we’ve decided to Give Up for Lent… My list is the same – … Continue reading

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