It has been a week since Lent has begun. I hope you all have been faithful to your Lenten program, but for those who might have slipped or not shifted into high gear yet, have hope. Maybe that cookie was too tempting, that glass of wine went perfect with a special meal, or demands at…

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“…it’s easy, and it’s seductive, to assume that data is really knowledge. Or that information is, indeed, wisdom. Or that knowledge can exist without data. And how easy, and how effortlessly, one can parade and disguise itself as another. And how quickly we can forget that wisdom without knowledge, wisdom without any data, is just…

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You only are free when you realize you belong to no place — you belong every place. — Maya Angelou I traveled to DC where I lived for eighteen years last weekend. The whole time I lived there, I never quite felt that I fit in. I felt like I was a visitor and reading Maya’s…

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“Sir Thomas More: Why not be a teacher? You’d be a fine teacher; perhaps a great one. Richard Rich: If I was, who would know it? Sir Thomas More: You; your pupils; your friends; God. Not a bad public, that.” ― Robert Bolt, A Man for All Seasons. I am a big fan of Richard…

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“[Ash Wednesday] offers us a chance to break through the distractions that keep us from living the basic Easter message of love, of living in wonder rather than doubt.”  — Anne Lamott. Have you thought about “the distractions that keep you from living the basic Easter message of love.” You may need to limit your…

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