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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: harvesting joy (from tears)

Going through tough times and seasons of loss, sometimes we think we’ll never be happy ever (ever ever) again. But that’s when giving ourselves time to heal can help us move forward, one teary moment (& prayer) at a time. … Continue reading

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#LENT: Being Still (vs. frenetic)

So much clamors for our time and attention all day long (and at nighttime, too.) Responsibilities tug at us from all sides while distractions deluge us thru social media as we constantly ‘check in.’ During Lent it’s a time to … Continue reading

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#Lent: Hectic Peace (a prayer for)

Amidst our busy weeks it’s sometimes hard to know whether we are coming or going. On this Lenten Wednesday, here’s a prayer from a favorite spiritual writer about just that. “O God, give me the courage to find rest in … Continue reading

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(#Lent) Óscar Romero & life-sermons of Love

On 24 March 1980 Archbishop Óscar Romero was assassinated while celebrating Mass at the Divina Providencia Chapel in San Salvador. Receiving death threats a few weeks before his murder, he said: “Let it be known that it is no longer … Continue reading

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#Lent: Patience, Faith & Butterflies

Earlier this week I blogged about worry (“why pray when you can worry,” oops, make that “why worry when you can pray?”) But worry goes hand in hand with patience. When our patience meters get out of whack, we tend … Continue reading

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