Today is Ash Wednesday and the beginning of Lent. Tomorrow we celebrate St. Valentine’s Day. In the Christian faith Lent lasts 40 days, not counting Sundays, which represents the time Jesus was in the desert fighting the “devil.” Christians spend this sacred time in fasting, in self-reflection, in forgiveness, and sometimes in sacrifice; they give [...]
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November 29, 2012
All in God’s perfect timing a kick of hope and belonging is realized, touching the hearts of many. Prayers Work.
November 22, 2012
Dear God: Gratitude lifts the spirit and joyfully unites the heart and mind, where the whispers of the soul reside; Your never-ending presence in my life. I am told “life is a prayer.” The journey is filled with a maze of tunnels, roads, u-turns, dead-ends and thorough-fares of joy, anger, sorrow, laughter or belonging, it [...]
November 12, 2012
As the day comes to an end, I share this prayer for those in the armed services that my father-in-law gave to me. He served in the Korean War and is a true American hero. Almighty God, we commend to your gracious care and keeping all the men and women of our armed forces at [...]