Tag Archives: Lent

Giving Up Lent for Lent

“No act of virtue can be great if it is not followed by advantage for others. So, no matter how much time you spend fasting, no matter how much you sleep on a hard floor and eat ashes and sigh … Continue reading

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Lent – What’s Love Got To Do With It?

We are in the middle of the season of Lent, the 40 days we observe while we wait for Easter, the resurrection. These are our 40 days in the wilderness-the wilderness where we dwell with the “wild things.” I began … Continue reading

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A Bored and Brilliant Lent

In the past few years a growing number of people have chosen some form of media or technology fast as their Lenten practice.  On Ash Wednesday, a handful of people in my Facebook friend circle signed off until Easter.  This … Continue reading

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Lent Is Coming

Lent is not exactly looming on the horizon. Google is not going to create a “doodle” for it. Lent is more like a quaint custom connected with the old days when people not only went to church but kept spiritual … Continue reading

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