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Category Archives: Lent

Finding Our Way in the Fog

As the winter drags on (even along with the signs that point out 13 days until spring!), we find ourselves in the midst of yet anotherRead more »

Lent ~ The Last Great Race

These early March days find us, along with many Alaskans, daily checking standings for the mushers running the 1100-mile Iditarod Sled DogRead more »

#CSLentIPJ – Bloggers Delight! {Linky Party}

So, you’ve been following the Catholic Sistas Lenten photo journey that we started on Ash Wednesday, but guess what? Recognizing thatRead more »

7 Quick Takes: Meatless Meals

SEVEN QUICK TAKES: LENTEN MEATLESS MEALS — no pasta, no seafood

Part of the Catholic family’s dilemma every Lent is what to eat on Fridays. There are some who stay faithful to no meat every FridayRead more »

The Fruit of Fasting

Today is the second day of Lent, which hopefully means that most of us are still gung-ho about our Lenten commitments, and are excitedRead more »

The Potter’s Hands

If you have ever tried to make a clay vessel of any sort you know that it can be tedious work. The clay must be the right consistency; itRead more »

2014 Instagram Lenten Photo-a-Day Journey

Last year’s Lenten Photo Challenge on Instagram was such a hit {spiritually and otherwise}, we thought we’d do it again thisRead more »

Removing Distractions, Seeking God

Life is full of distractions. Anything and everything around us can be a distraction to something else. Some are good distractions (ourRead more »

Walking the Line between Comfortable and Uncomfortable

Psalm 139 For the leader. A psalm of David. LORD, You have probed me, You know me: You know when I sit and stand; You understand myRead more »

Stabat Mater Dolorosa, The Sorrowful Mother Stood

I just returned from Church, from our Good Friday service this evening.   The crucifixion was bloody, messy, ugly…a fittingRead more »

Time to Walk the Walk

From the moment I watched Pope Benedict leave the Vatican for the last time and speak for the last time as Pope, I had a feeling somethingRead more »

Catholicism – Appearances can be Deceiving

The saying, “the devil is in the details” seems to be more relevant these days. The Great Deceiver consistently works to detour our courseRead more »

I am Barabbas

I remember the day as if it was yesterday and yet it was many, many years ago.  I stood with the rest of the congregation for the readingRead more »

Of Toilet Paper and Fortitude

I have often found that our best virtues can also be our worse vices. What makes us ‘good’ can also present quite the trial for our soulsRead more »

Lent: A Time of True Change and Hope

Three years ago on March 2, 2010 we were experiencing blizzard-like conditions here in Georgia.  I remember vividly driving into Atlanta,Read more »

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